Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar'

Ilex

'2023-11-16T12:20:59.474Z'

The Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' is an evergreen shrub with a compact and upright growth habit. The plant has narrow, glossy dark green leaves that feel spiky to the touch. In the autumn, red berries appear on the branches, which are a decorative addition to the garden. The Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' thrives best in a moist, well-drained soil and in a location with sufficient sunlight to partial shade. With its slender form and beautiful berries, this plant is a lovely addition to gardens and borders.

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  • Yes, Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' is evergreen and retains its leaves throughout the year. It is a beautiful addition to the garden with its glossy green leaves. It remains a lovely complement to the garden all year round.

    "Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' is very hardy and can tolerate temperatures down to -15°C. It is a strong and robust plant that is highly resistant to cold temperatures."

    This plant is easy to maintain and requires little attention. It is important to water regularly and allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Pruning can be done in the spring to maintain the shape and height.

    The Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' needs space to grow and spread out, so do not plant it too close to other plants. Ensure it gets enough light and air, and give it enough room to develop into a beautiful and healthy garden plant. A minimum distance of 50-80 centimeters between plants is recommended.

    This plant grows best in full sun to partial shade, but can also thrive in shade. Make sure the soil is well-drained to promote growth. Generally, this plant thrives well in various light conditions.

    The Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' needs regular water, especially during dry periods. It is recommended to keep the soil lightly moist, so watering once or twice a week is ideal. However, too much water can lead to root rot, so always check if the soil is still moist before watering again.

    Yes, the flowers of this plant attract butterflies and bees due to their nectar and food source. It is a useful addition to a garden to attract these pollinators.

    'Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' contributes to biodiversity by providing shelter and food for birds and insects. The plant attracts various types of animals and creates a healthy living environment in your garden.'

    "Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' blooms in the months of May and June. The flowering period lasts about 2 to 3 weeks."

    Yes, the plant can tolerate full sun and thrives in a sunny location. It is important to provide the plant with enough water during hot periods. Additionally, the plant can also grow well in partial shade.

    No, the berries of the Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' are toxic to humans and can cause severe stomach problems if ingested. It is strongly advised not to consume these berries. It is best to keep the plant away from children and pets.

    Yes, the Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' has a sound-absorbing property due to its dense foliage that can absorb sound waves. This leads to reduced reflection of sound in the environment. Therefore, it is a good choice if you are looking for a plant that can help to dampen noise in your garden.

  • This plant is best pruned in the spring before new growth begins. Remove dead, damaged, or unwanted branches to promote the plant's shape and health. Avoid pruning too harshly, as this can hinder growth and flowering.

    The 'Green Pillar' holly enjoys regular watering, especially during dry periods. Make sure the soil remains lightly moist at all times, but avoid allowing the roots to sit in waterlogged soil. Water at the base of the plant preferably to prevent mold and diseases.

    The Garden Plant 'Green Pillar' thrives best in moist, well-draining potting soil. It is important to water the plant regularly, especially during dry periods. Make sure the potting soil is not too wet to prevent root rot.

    This plant thrives best in well-draining soil with average fertility. It is important that the soil remains moist, but not too wet. Adding organic material can improve soil quality.

    The best location for this plant is in partial shade to full shade. Ensure the soil is moist and well-draining. Protect the plant from strong winds to prevent damage to the leaves.

    It is advisable to protect the plant from severe frost in winter by using a winter cover or jute cloths. It is also important not to expose the plant to harsh winds, as this can cause damage to the leaves. A sheltered spot in the garden can help protect the plant from winter conditions.

    The plant requires little maintenance and is able to withstand pruning well. Give regular water, especially in dry periods. Remove dead or damaged branches to keep the plant healthy.

    For garden plants, it is important to add organic fertilizer in the spring for healthy growth and blooming. Use a fertilizer specifically for hedges and shrubs to provide the plant with enough nutrients. Follow the instructions on the packaging for the correct dosage and frequency of fertilization.

    Mulch is beneficial for garden plants and can help retain moisture and suppress weeds. It can also contribute to maintaining a stable soil temperature and adding nutrients to the soil. It is recommended to apply a layer of mulch around the plants every year.

    The ideal soil pH for most garden plants is between 6.0 and 7.0 on the pH scale. It is important to regularly test the soil pH to promote plant health. Adding organic material can help regulate the soil pH.

    To control pests on this plant, natural pesticides such as insecticidal soap or neem oil can be used. In addition, regularly checking and removing any pests present can help prevent infestations. It is important to inspect the plant regularly and take action if necessary to maintain the plant's health.

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    The Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' is an evergreen shrub with a compact and upright growth habit. The plant has narrow, glossy dark green leaves that feel spiky to the touch. In the autumn, red berries appear on the branches, which are a decorative addition to the garden. The Ilex aquifolium 'Green Pillar' thrives best in a moist, well-drained soil and in a location with sufficient sunlight to partial shade. With its slender form and beautiful berries, this plant is a lovely addition to gardens and borders.

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