Ilex crenata stokes
Ilex crenata ' stokes ' is ideal as a replacement for Boxwood. It has a beautiful dark green color and can be made perfectly with all kinds of shapes!
Ilex Crenata ' stokes ' 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 dark green 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 ' stokes ' 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 ' stokes ' 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
Ilex crenata stokes planting 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 stokes 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 stokes 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 stokes 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 nursery.
What makes Ilex crenata Stokes more special than other Ilex species?
Ilex crenata Stokes is the best ilex kind when it comes to low hedges. If you choose to keep your hedge low, Ilex crenata Stokes is ideal! Because this plant grows very compact This is a very nice connected whole. Moreover, it has a beautiful dark green color. Undoubtedly a must-have plant in any garden!
How fast does Ilex crenata Stokes grow?
Ilex crenata Stokes grows slightly slower than the other Ilex species. From the second year Ilex Crenata Stokes grows about 9-10 cm a year.
What sizes and types can I obtain Ilex crenata Stokes?
Ilex Crenata Stokes is available in pot, root and ball shape. You can easily find everything back via our webshop.
Do I have to chalk up Ilex crenata Stokes (or Ilex in general)?
No, certainly not!
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