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Ilex crenata 'Convexa' /Convexa Japanese Holly

Ilex crenata 'Convexa'   / Ilex crenata 'Convexa'
A mounding shrub with small leaves
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A mounding shrub with small leaves

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Dense foliage with green stems

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Scientific Name: Ilex crenata 'Convexa'
Common Name: Convexa Japanese Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Black
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Same attributes as other Ilex crenata cultivars except that the leaves are convex. Very tolerant of deer, rabbits, pollution, and wind problems. Makes a nice container plant and is used like boxwood. Has few pest problems.