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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*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
 

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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SOFT TOUCH HOLLY

Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'

Buy Soft Touch Holly online. Soft Touch has lustrous, dark green, and soft foliage with silver mid-veins adds a regal 0flair to this dense and compact plant. Its flexible branches provide this Holly selection a softer and less rigid look in the landscape.

Mature Height:

2 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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 www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 5083

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 10801

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4557

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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Customer Testimonials

Great plant, arrived in great condition and is already getting ready to grow and produce blooms. Excellent material as always.


Ulrike
Dallas, TX
November 2016

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