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botanical name:
Ilex crenata 'Green Dragon'
Ilex crenata 'Green Dragon' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Box leaved Holly, Japanese Holly
family:  Aquifoliaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 2.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Small, compact evergreen with small ovate-elliptic dark green leaves densely packed along the stems. Male clone. Very slow growing.

Most reasonable, moist, well drained soils in sun or part shade.

Popular as a Bonsai subject

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