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Introducing Ilex crenata 'Dark Green' Spiral, a captivating evergreen that combines the timeless elegance of Japanese holly with a whimsical, sculptural twist. Known for its dark green foliage and expertly crafted spiral form, this ornamental plant brings year-round beauty and a touch of sophistication to any garden or landscape.

Key Features:

  • Whimsical Spiral Form: The standout feature of Ilex crenata 'Dark Green' Spiral is its meticulously shaped, spiral form. This eye-catching design adds a sense of movement and artistry to the garden, making it a perfect focal point or statement piece.
  • Rich Dark Green Foliage: The plant boasts small, glossy leaves that maintain their deep, dark green color throughout the year. This lush foliage creates a dense, full appearance that enhances the sculptural beauty of the spiral shape.
  • Versatile Use: Ideal for formal gardens, entryways, and container planting, 'Dark Green' Spiral is versatile enough to fit into various garden styles. Its unique shape also makes it a striking addition to patios, courtyards, and other outdoor living spaces.
  • Low Maintenance: This Ilex crenata variety is easy to care for, requiring minimal maintenance once established. It is tolerant of a range of soil types and conditions, making it a reliable and resilient choice for gardeners of all experience levels.
  • Year-Round Interest: With its evergreen foliage and distinctive spiral shape, 'Dark Green' Spiral provides continuous interest throughout the year. Its consistent color and form ensure that your garden remains vibrant and structured, even in the winter months.

Planting and Care:

To ensure your Ilex crenata 'Dark Green' Spiral thrives, plant it in well-drained soil with access to full sun to partial shade. Regular watering during the establishment phase and occasional watering thereafter will keep it healthy. Prune lightly to maintain its spiral shape and remove any dead or damaged branches as needed.

Enhance your garden with the captivating beauty and formal elegance of Ilex crenata 'Dark Green' Spiral. This ornamental plant promises to be a highlight of your landscape, providing year-round greenery, structural interest, and an air of sophistication. Embrace the allure of 'Dark Green' Spiral and enjoy a garden that dazzles with its refined form and lush foliage throughout the seasons.

Ilex 'Dark Green' Spiral 12L 110-120cm inc. pot

Estimated delivery between 18 -21 Jul

Free Standard Delivery over £150
Eco Friendly Packaging Materials.
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Product Information

  Low maintenance
✓  Very easy to grow
✓ Dark green evergreen foliage
✓ Ideal in containers or in beds and borders
✓ Very hardy
✓ Slow growing
✓  Plant in Full Sun/Partial Shade
✓ 2/5L growers pot

✓ Diameter and Height: 15/25cm x 15/35cm

Delivery Options

Delivery information for UK Mainland Deliveries: 

Our cost for Standard Delivery is £5.99. This price is the same regardless of how many items you purchase! If you spend £150.00 or above, Standard Delivery is free. Standard Delivery takes 2-6 Working Days.  

Next Working Delivery is £9.99. Please place your order by 2pm Monday – Thursday. Please note deliveries are carried out by a third party couriertherefore, we cannot guarantee our Next Day Delivery Service. During very busy periods, Next Working Day delivery may be temporarily unavailable. 

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You must water your box plant well during the spring and summer but less so during the autumn and winter. Add some slow release fertilizer during the spring and provide a feed every few weeks in the summer for best results. Make sure the soil is well drained so that the plants aren't standing in water. Best clipped in July and August.

Images are used for illustrative purposes only. Due to the maturity of the plant and the time of the year, plants may not arrive looking like our images. 

8m x 8m
Full Sun / Part Shade
Fully hardy

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95% of the plants we have in stock on our website can be planted 365 days a year providing the ground is not frozen or waterlogged at time of planting.

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