Ilex: Dwarf Burfordi
Latin Name: Cornuta 'Dwarf Burfordii'
- This Miniature, Evergreen Shrub Has Small Leaves with Shiny Green Foliage, and a Globe Shape Growth Habit. It Produces Small White Flowers that Bloom in Spring and Bright Red Berries Fall through Winter. It Grows up to 5-6 Feet Tall (6-8 Feet Wide). Ideally Used as Hedge and Border Specimen.
Amount of Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Amount of Water: Water Regularly; More Frequent Watering In Extreme Heat; Drought Tolerant.
Soil Conditions: Prefers Rich, Moist, Well-Drained Soil.
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9.
- This Slow-Growing Evergreen Needs a Regular Water Schedule to Ensure the Growth of a Mature Root System. The First Year of Growth Requires Watering Weekly. After the Mature Root System is Established, Watering is Needed Occasionally, Except During a Drought, Watering is Needed Regularly. Once Mature, Shearing is Recommended to Maintain Desired Shape.