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Ilex Crenata

Botanical Name:

Ilex crenata

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrubs, Trees, Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

Small (.2 inches), dull, greenish white fragrant flowers in spring that form in clusters of 1-3. Pistillate cyme, in leaf axils of current season's growth; staminate solitary in leaf axils of current season's growth.

Fruit

Black, globose, berrylike-fruit on female plants from fall to spring that are .2" in length.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Pollinators

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Celastrales

Family

Ilex - Hollies

Genus

Ilex

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