Ilex Meserveae Blue Prince (Blue Holly) Rootball Hedging 60-80cm HeightID2426
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Ilex Meserveae Blue Prince (Blue Holly) is the male of this variety. It has very dense prickly dark green foliage and is ideal for creating a hedge. To create a hedge with red berries you need to plant the Ilex Meserveae Blue Princess (female) and intermingle the Blue Prince (male) at approximately 1 for every 9 plants.
Plant Type: Hedging
Plant Height & Spread:
Foliage Colour: Dark Green, Yellow
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Seasons of Interest: All Seasons
Soil Condition: Well-Drained, Free draining
Planting Position: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Plant Care & Advice
Evergreen hedges need less water than deciduous or flowering hedges. In late fall, remove dead wood and weeds and, if necessary, restore the mulch layer around your hedge. An essential part of our recommended aftercare is watering. Newly developing plants need to be drenched during the first year, ensuring that water reaches their roots. Even in winter, when most plants are dormant, there can be dry spells, so plants need a generous soaking. Hedging also benefits from being fed. We recommend bonemeal, alternatively any similar slow release fertiliser.
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