Carissa Holly – 1 Gallon

Carissa Holly – Ilex cornuta ‘Carissa’ – is a dense, compact shrub ideal for low hedges or mass plantings. The glossy green leaves have one spine at the tip but are sturdy and deer resistant. Though it doesn’t have much of a fruit set, it makes up for it by being low maintenance and drought tolerant upon establishment.

  • USDA zones 7-9
  • Height: 3 to 4 feet
  • Width 3 to 4 feet
  • Full Sun
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Description

Carissa Holly – Ilex cornuta ‘Carissa’ – is a dense, compact shrub ideal for low hedges or mass plantings. The glossy green leaves have one spine at the tip but are sturdy and deer resistant. Though it doesn’t have much of a fruit set, it makes up for it by being low maintenance and drought tolerant upon establishment.

 

  • USDA zones 7-9
  • Height: 3 to 4 feet
  • Width 3 to 4 feet
  • Full Sun

 

Additional information

Size

1 gallon, 3 gallon

CARE

Plant your Carissa Holly in well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Water regularly until established, and supplement during extreme heat. Fertilize if desired in the spring.

Spacing

If planning on planting an informal hedge or foundational planting, plant the shrubs at least 5 feet apart center-to-center. For a denser hedge, space Carissa Holly 3 to 4 feet on center.

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