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Ilex glabra 'Densa'

Densa Inkberry

  • Broad upright habit with dense foliage
  • Tolerates heat, drought and sun
  • Great for urban plantings

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  • Category: Shrub
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:3-4 ft
  • Spread:4-5 ft
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Attracts Songbirds
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Growing & Maintenance Tips for Ilex glabra 'Densa'

Easy to grow in average, medium wet to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Adapts to both light and heavy soils but prefers rich, constantly moist, acidic soils in full sun. Good shade tolerance, however Prune to shape in early spring just before new growth begins. May be sheared regularly to form a lower growing hedge. Plant in masses to assure good berry set.