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Plant Characteristics

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

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 a free fertilizer packet.

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Ilex cornuta 'Burford nana'

Buy Dwarf Burford Holly online. A more compact and slower growing form of Burford, having the same characteristics, except the leaves are smaller. Matures at 8-10 feet high by 8-10 feet wide.

Mature Height:

8-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Aquafoliaceae · Common Name: Holly / Winterberry

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2321

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(7403 units available now - GPR)

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3368

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(451 units available now - SR)

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3369

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(140 units available now - P)

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 3865

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(436 units available now - PR)

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Customer Testimonials

Plants arrived well-pkd, full and healthy. Wonderful service, communication and customer care! I plan to be back again.

Monica, PA
September 2014

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