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Gem Box® Inkberry Plant

Your price: $19.95
  • - Gallberry
  • - Height: 30-36 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Part Sun-Full Sun
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Gem Box® Inkberry Holly
Plant Features

Elevate your landscape with the Gem Box Inkberry Holly, nature's impeccable answer to the traditional boxwood. This dwarf evergreen marvel boasts dainty dark green leaves, highlighted by enchanting red tips in spring, and showcases a compact, ball-like stature ensuring it never reveals a bare leg, unlike other cultivars. Beyond its aesthetics, what sets the Gem Box apart is its resilience against diseases and its natural, neatly-maintained demeanor, eliminating the need for frequent shearing. Perfect as a petite hedge or a container adornment in temperate zones, this female variant might even surprise you with berries, given a male counterpart within proximity. Seeking a native, easy-to-care alternative with the sophistication of a boxwood? The Gem Box Inkberry Holly beckons, challenging you to discern the difference and ponder if it's time for a garden upgrade.

Gem Box® Ilex glabra 'SMNIGAB17' USPP 27,554, Can 5,629

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 4+ hours
Overwinter Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 2-3 feet
Mature Spread 2-3 feet
Habit Mounded
Foliage Color Green
Garden Styles Container Garden, English Garden, Woodland Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Hedges, Texture
Pet Friendly Yes