Ilex crenata Green Lustre - Japanese Holly Green Lustre

Tolerant of urban planting conditions

This hardy and compact evergreen has a broad, rounded outline and is an excellent variety for a hedge or foundation plant. They may be pruned at any time to control size and shape. They produce sparse black berries in the fall.

Genus: 

Ilex
Ilex crenata Green Lustre

Common Name: 

Japanese Holly Green Lustre

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Slow Growing
Tolerant of Urban Conditions
Evergreen

Plant Category: 

Evergreen Shrub
Shrub

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Dark Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Protect from strong winter sun and wind. Prune as needed to control size and shape. Feed with Holly-tone in spring

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Foundation Planting
Shrub Border
Hedge
Grouping
Massing

Height: 

3-4'

Water Requirements: 

Requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather.

Width: 

4-5'

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil

Growth Habit: 

Compact
Rounded
Spreading

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Please Note: The plant varieties listed on this website do not indicate current availability at Mahoney's Garden Centers. Plant varieties can vary from store to store and from week to week. If you are interested in purchasing a specific plant, we encourage you to call before making a a special trip to one of our garden centers.