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Ilex glabra Gem Box® (Inkberry Holly)

This dense, round broadleaf evergreen sports small, delicate, shiny deep green leaves with tips that turn an interesting shade of red during the spring flush. Ideal for use as hedging or as a container plant. Produces insignificant berries. Makes a suitable substitute for boxwood. Fast growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds
Dwarf habit
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP27554 CPBR5629
Brand Proven Winners