Discover all the characteristics of Ilex crenata Blondie®
How do I best plant my Ilex crenata Blondie®?
How do I take care of my Ilex crenata Blondie®?
Questions - tips
Answers to frequently asked questions
Ilex Crenata ' Blondie ' is a novice of its kind. This unique strain is extremely healthy and highly resistant to diseases. It is a good pruning plant and can retain its beautiful green, yellow leaf colour all year. Around May-June, this Japanese holly blossoms and creates beautiful white flowers. They spread an attractive scent and also attract many insects such as bees, butterflies and also birds can not resist. Ilex crenata ' Blondie ' is very flexible and, unlike the ' sempervirens ', does not like lime-rich soil. Can be good against air pollution and sea breeze. Is ideal to use as a green hedge or to shave in all kinds of shapes. Grows pretty compact and is physically very similar to ' Boxwood '. You can buy Ilex crenata ' Blondie ' online at Eeckhout-Decorte via the handy plant shop!
Ilex under scrutiny
Not too humid, low ph
2,5 m - 3,5 m
Ilex under scrutiny
May - June
Planting Ilex crenata Blondie does not require much effort, but there are some points that should be taken into consideration before and during the planting of this Ilex species;
Mix the soil with sufficient peat nutrient mixture. This ensures a well permeable soil and strongly promotes the root formation of the plant. Moreover, it lowers the ph, ideal for Ilex!
In order to get a drained soil you can also dig some and change everything well.
When the weather is warm and you plant Ilex in your garden, it is very important to give it enough water. This is also appropriate for planting in flower boxes or flower pots.
Do not use calcium at Ilex
After planting it is normal for a lot of leaves to lose weight.
This is a normal process. In this way Ilex crenata Blondie adapts to your garden, soil and new environment.
With this info you can get to work and then enjoy sure and fix your beautiful garden and your new green!
Ilex crenata Blondie is a very simple plant in terms of care. Treating against diseases is not necessary, because they are not there. However, there are some things that need to be watched so that your Ilex crenata Blondie would feel good;
Always fertilize with organic fertilizer, never chemically
Pruning is best done in the months of April-October
When Ilex was planted next to a terrace or large piece of hardening, try to avoid excess water. This can be solved among other things by making a small trench or gutter that leads to the vast majority of water.
Tip of the Nursery!
In the webshop the organic fertilizer is available which we use on the tree nursery.
Hoe snel groeit Ilex Dark green®?Ilex Dark green groeit relatief snel. Vanaf het 2e jaar na aanplanting groeit het ongeveer 10 - 15 cm per jaar. Dit zorgt ervoor dat 1 snoeibeurt per jaar voldoende is.
Waarom zorgt Ilex Dark green® voor biodiversiteit?Ilex Dark green® heeft een enorme troef als het gaat om biodiversiteit. Het is een compleet andere plant in tegenstelling tot Buxus. In mei - juni komen er aan Ilex Dark green® mooie witte bloempjes en in de maanden oktober - november komen er zwarte steenvruchtjes aan de plant. Hierdoor krijgt deze Ilex soort veel aantrek van vogels, bijen en insecten.
Kan Ilex Dark green® ook aan zee geplant worden?Jazeker, geen probleem. Ilex Dark green® kan zoute zeewind zeer goed verdragen.
Kan ik zelf Ilex Dark green® verder vermeerderen?Nee, dit is niet toegestaan. Aangezien deze Ilex soort onder kwekersrecht valt. Ilex Crenata "Dark Green" ® "Dit ras is beschermd door Europees kwekersrecht onder nummer EU20072678. Elke vermeerdering en doorkweek is enkel toegelaten nà schriftelijke goedkeuring van de licentiegever."
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