Heat and drought tolerant, this shrub is low maintenance while providing an aspect of elegance to your landscape. Plant Needlepoint Holly in soil with good drainage. Amendments to make the soil more acidic can be included. Mulch and water well until established. Pruning is not necessary, but if desired, can be pruned in the winter.What makes beautiful needlepoint Holly so special?
Beautiful Needlepoint Holly (Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint') stays glossy green all year round. It grows to form a thick, impenetrable hedge and can be kept low or narrow with annual shearing. What makes Needlepoint Holly stand out from the pack? The leaves are smooth-sided, except for one single spine at the tip of each leaf.Where do needlepoint holly trees grow best?
Plant Needlepoint Hollies in growing zones 7 to 9 for best results. The Needlepoint Holly is great for framing the entrance of your home or driveway. This holly functions as a solid anchor for the corners of your home. Plant a group of 3 at the corner of your yard for an upscale look.How far apart do you plant needlepoint Holly?
Needlepoint Holly Spacing For an informal hedge, space plants at least 12 feet apart on center. For a formal, manicured hedge, space shrubs 8 feet apart center-to-center. Needlepoint Chinese Holly Plant Facts