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Holly, Inkberry Shamrock

Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'

$52.98

Ilex glabra ‘Shamrock’

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SKU: 02314 Categories: , ,

Description

Inkberry Hollies are slow-growing, upright, evergreen shrub. It is native to wetland areas and tolerates very wet conditions. It foliage is dark green, sprinless, and relatively small. Insignificant flowers, if pollinated, make way for black berries that emerge in the fall and persist until Spring. This plant is dioecious meaning that the plant must be female for fruit production, but a male MUST be in close proximity for correct pollination. The Shamrock cultivar is known to have a more rounded, compact form staying under 4’ tall. This selection also tends to sucker less than its respective species. They prefer consistently moist, acidic soils in full sun, but can tolerate heavy shade. They are commonly used in water gardens, shrub borders, as well as some naturalized hedges.

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#1 container : commonly known as a 1-gallon pot : 152 to 251 cubic inches.
#2 container : 320 to 474 cubic inches.
#3 container : 628 to 742 cubic inches.
#5 container : commonly known as a 5-gallon pot : 785 to 1242 cubic inches.

Pot Sizes (inches) Pot Equivalent (U.S. Gallons) Dry Soil Needed (Approx. cu.ft.)
4″ pot pint / 0.5 quart / .125 gallon 0.01 ft3
5-6″ pot quart / 0.25 gallon 0.03 ft3
7-8″ pot 1 gallon 0.13 ft3
8.5″ pot 2 gallon 0.26 ft3
10″ pot 3 gallon 0.40 ft3
11″ pot 4 gallon 0.53 ft3
12″ pot 5 gallon 0.66 ft3
13″ pot 6 gallon 0.80 ft3
14″ pot 7 gallon 0.94 ft3
16″ pot 10 gallon 1.33 ft3
18″ pot 15 gallon 2.00 ft3
21″ pot 20 gallon 2.67 ft3
24″ pot 25 gallon 3.34 ft3
30″ pot 30 gallon 4.01 ft3
Pot Sizes (inches)   International (Liters)
4″ pot   .5 L [.473]
5-6″ pot   1 L [.946]
7-8″ pot   4L [3.78]
8.5″ pot   7.5 L [7.57]
10″ pot   11 L [11.35]
11″ pot   15 L [15.14]
12″ pot   19 L [18.92]
13″ pot   22.5 L [22.71]
14″ pot   26.5 L [26.49]
16″ pot   38 L [37.85]
18″ pot   57 L [56.78]
21″ pot   75.5 L [75.70]
24″ pot   94.5 L [94.63]
30″ pot   113.5 L [113.56]

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