Drops of Gold Japanese Holly Close Up
Drops of Gold Japanese Holly Close Up Drops of Gold Japanese Holly Plant
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Accent Your Garden With Gilded Drops of Gold Japanese Holly!

  • Tiny Gleaming Golden-Yellow Foliage
  • Uniquely Variegated Ornamental Ever"green"
  • Low Maintenance and Easy-Care
  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Urban Tolerant
  • Resistant to Pests & Diseases
  • Compact Spreading Growth
  • Inconspicuous White Flowers in Spring
  • Tiny Black Berries in Fall
  • Prune to Any Size or Shape
  • Wonderful Hedge or Foundation Plant

Golden droplets shine brilliantly in your garden all year! Drops Of Gold Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata 'Drops of Gold' PP# 14420) is the sort of finishing touch any garden needs!

Small, glossy, rounded leaves, are almost completely bright, golden yellow! Older growth can have glossy, rich green for a two-tone effect!

In spring, you will see insignificant white flowers, and female plants produce petite, black fruit in fall if a male is nearby. The tiny fruit is appreciated by local songbirds.

Compact and slowly spreading, Drops of Gold enhances your landscape with a gilded presence!

How to Use Drops Of Gold Japanese Holly In The Landscape

Japanese Holly is well-known for its low-maintenance nature. These evergreen shrubs are suitable for hedging, foundation plants or foliage accents for that very reason, looking crisp and clean year-round!

Drops of Gold offer a striking contrast among low borders and these gleaming stars of the landscape look amazing everywhere! Asian and Zen-inspired gardens, Wildlife and Urban Gardens alike welcome Drops of Gold!

Large planters and containers, or your favorite urn become beacons with the addition of this fantastic specimen and accent plant!

#ProPlantTips For Care

Drops Of Gold Japanese Holly does amazing in both full sun and part shade, and hardy in growing zones 5 through 9. Appreciating afternoon shade in the hotter summer climates.

Not particular on soil type, Japanese Holly prefers well-drained, moist soils. Drops of Gold does best when consistently watered but not soggy. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.

These are hardy and adaptable evergreens that become resplendent landscape highlights in a wide range of conditions.

Order your own Drops of Gold Japanese Holly for that sparkling golden color your garden deserves! Call Nature Hills Nursery today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Drops Of Gold Japanese Holly Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Ilex crenata 'Drops of Gold' PP# 14420
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green, Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Flowering
Fragrant No