Ilex crenata &

Ilex crenata 'Chesapeake'

Chesapeake Japanese Holly

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Chesapeake Japanese Holly is a broad pyramidal evergreen shrub with compact upright branches of small lustrous green foliage. If pollinated, the inconspicuous flowers in spring to give way to small red fruits in fall which last through winter.  Best planted in moist, slightly acidic well-drained soils.  Hollies are dioecious and need both male and female plants to produce fruit.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

4' - 6'

Spread: 

2’ - 4'

Spacing: 

3’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest:  

FallYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Water regularly.   Well-drained soils essential.   Potential issues include mites, scale, leaf spot, rot, and mildew.  Susceptible to leaf scorch or drop if not protected from afternoon sun in hotter climates.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife Gardens, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: AzaleaAstilbeBarberry

IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang, Ilex crenata Chesapeake 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0

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