Castle Spire Blue Holly
(Ilex meserveae Hatchfee)

  • Height 8 - 10, Width 3 4
  • Spacing 4 - 5
  • Exposure: Plant in sun or partial shade
  • Hardy Temp -20F (-28C)
  • Uses: Great as a foundation plant, specimen or hedge, can be used as a replacement for pyramidal yews. Good in groupings and mass plantings, perennial and shrub borders, can be used as a screen or hedge. An outstanding plant for the winter landscape.
  • Features: Compact pyramidal evergreen holly. Red winter berries. Use Castle Wall as pollinator.
  • Soil: Prefers moist, acidic soils. Protect from winter sun and wind in the north.
  • Pruning: Prune to shape after flowering.
  • Type: Evergreen
  • Bloomtime: Spring
  • Flower Color: White
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
  • Zone: 5 - 7