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Holly-Inkberry 'Gem Box' - 2 Gal.

$51.99

Ilex glabra 'Gem Box'

A great alternative to boxwood! This cool new dwarf, broadleaf evergreen looks more like a boxwood than an inkberry. A dense, ball-shaped plant, Gem Box ilex has small, dainty, dark green leaves with attractive red tips during the spring flush. It maintains good branching right to the ground so it never looks bare-legged like other cultivars may. It's great as a small evergreen hedge or used as a container specimen in milder climates.

Estimated Shipping time: Most orders placed now will start to ship early in April, depending on weather. Reach out if you have any questions!

Zone: 5 - 9

Mature Size: 24 - 36 in High x 24 - 36 in Wide

Current Size Est.: 10-12''

Growing Tips

Prefers moist acidic soils. Good shade tolerance. Prune to shape in late winter. Apply an evergreen fertilizer in spring.

Sun Exposure: Partial Shade

Availability and quality confirmed as of Wednesday, March 3 2021

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

Plant Size Guide

Below is the most current USDA hardiness zone map. All of our products can be found by your particular winter hardiness zone shown below.

 

ShrubBucket Delivery Area 2021

We hand-deliver to all of the areas located in green in the above map.
 
Hand-delivery is FREE on orders over $45 in the green counties. 

We are excited to now be serving the Chicago, West Michigan, Baltimore and D.C. markets! 

 

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