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Ilex glabra 'SMNIGAB17'
PP27554 Plant propagation prohibited

Proven Winners / Color Choice

Buy Gem Box® Inkberry online. A cool new dwarf, broadleaf evergreen that looks more like a boxwood than an inkberry! This female, dense, ball-shaped plant has small, dainty, dark green leaves with attractive red tips during the spring flush. Maintains good branching right to the ground so it never looks bare-legged like other cultivars can. Great as a small evergreen hedge or as a container specimen. Use Nordic Compact Male Inkberry for pollinator to have berry production.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9   ·   Mature Height: 2-3 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 2-3 Feet

Purchase GEM BOX® INKBERRY Online:

Root Pouch 3 gallon (SKU: 11400)
(13 units available now - S)   -   Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $80.00   In Stock

Jumbo gallon Potted (SKU: 8615)
(0 units available now)   -  (48 units for review on 6/1/22)   -  Pre-Order

List Price $40.00

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.

GEM BOX® INKBERRY Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Proven Winners
Flower Color*
Growth Habit*
Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Fall*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Color Winter*
Dark Green
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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GEM BOX® INKBERRY Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

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.