Fast Grower Known For It's Abundance of Berries
The Holly 'China Girl', Ilex X meserveae 'Mesog', is a quick growing female selection that has one of the best berry sets of any holly. 'China Boy' is a must companion in order for 'China Girl to set berries.
Its growth habit is a dense, upright and rounded form to 10 feet wide. It shears well so it can be kept much smaller, and is useful as a shaped hedge. Choose a sunny to partly sunny site with well-drained soil, making sure there is enough space for shrub to grow to its mature spread; should be sheltered from winter sun and wind.
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once 'China Girl' is established, usually by the third year, you only need to water in times of drought. The glossy green foliage takes to shearing and shaping well. '
China Girl' is truly an exceptional landscape plant since it is cold hardy and heat tolerant. Use as a privacy hedge, a landscape specimen, accent plant, and it also works well under power lines.
China Girl and China Boy are hard to find because they always sell out so fast. Order yours today!
* Fast growing
* Great set of berries
* Cold hardy & heat tolerant
* Great privacy hedge
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Ilex x meserveae CHINA GIRL 'Mesog'|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||6 - 8 feet|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|