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Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'

CARISSA HOLLY

Buy Carissa Holly online. Is an outstanding dwarf and dense grower to 3 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide. The leaves are dark glossy green with one spine at the tip. Excellent for use as a low hedge or in mass plantings. No berries.

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ilex is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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