Perfect for clipped formal hedges and various topiary shapes and one of if not the most commonly used shrubs in home foundation plantings, 'Compacta' Holly is a hardy and attractive boxwood-like evergreen shrub that responds very well to shearing. The small, rounded dark green leaves are densely packed on black stems. Ifr left to grow naturally will flower inconspicuously in spring followed by black berries. This Japanese holly so can be maintained at a height and width of 3 to 4 feet. When left to grow naturally it might reach 6 feet tall and wide.
Shrub Type: Evergreen Shrub
Height at Maturity: 3-6', depending on pruning
Width at Maturity: 3-6', depending on pruning
Growth Habit / Form: Dense, Rounded
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flower Color: White
Flower Size: Small
Flowering Period: May, June
Fragrant Flowers: No
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage: No
Berry Color: Black
Sun Needs: Full Sun or Mostly Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Afternoon Shade, All Day Filtered Sun, Morning Shade with Evening Sun
Water Needs: Average, Low when established
Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sandy, Silty
Soil Moisture / Drainage: Well Drained Moist to Somewhat Dry
Soil pH: 4.5 - 6.5
Maintenance / Care: Low to Average
Attracts: Visual Attention
Resistances: Deer, Disease, Drought, Mildew, Heat, Clay Soil
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