Hetz Japanese Holly 'Hetzi'

Ilex crenata

Family: Aquifoliaceae (a-kwee-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ilex (EYE-leks) (Info)
Species: crenata (kre-NAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hetzi

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Provides winter interest

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Haddonfield, New Jersey

Cincinnati, Ohio

Hulbert, Oklahoma

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 18, 2015, Rickwebb from Downingtown, PA wrote:

It is a broad, rounded form with shiny thick leaves that are larger than most of this species. A female clone with large black fruit. Hopefully, won't escape cultivation by any birds eating the fruit.

Positive

On May 7, 2008, slyperso1 from Richland, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

A dwarf clone of Ilex crenata convexa
very broad-rounded medium to large evergreen shrub with highly glossy convex leaf surfaces.
Habit: Slightly vase-shaped and very broad-rounded, extremely dense
Size: 9' high and at least twice as wide; commonly under 6' in cold climates
Color: Dark green in all seasons
Texture: Fine
Excellent for hedging. Evergreen and will tolerate partially shaded conditions.

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