Glory Japanese Holly

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Ilex crenata 'Glory'

A distinctive broadleaf evergreen shrub, particularly effective for massing, hedges and topiary, takes pruning very well, small leaves add aesthetic value; this is one of the hardiest cultivars, does best in evenly moist, acidic soils Glory Japanese Holly has dark green foliage.

The small glossy oval leaves remain dark green through the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth gray bark is not particularly outstanding. Glory Japanese Holly is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a more or less rounded form.

Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Glory Japanese Holly is recommended for the following landscape applications; ´ General Garden Use ´ Mass Planting ´ Hedges/Screening ´ Accent It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade.

It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions (not wet), and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is very fussy about its soil conditions and must have rich, acidic soils to ensure success.

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Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC (336) 857-2131
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 6' - 10'
Shape Rounded
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy, Oval Shaped) Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy, Oval Shaped) Dark Green
Great for Screening? Yes
Great for Hedges? Yes

 Hardy Zone: 5 to 7