The Dwarf Burford Holly is a handsome shrub is perfect for adding a distinguished feel to any landscape, and its attractive shape and dense growth habit make it not only a lush addition to your yard, but an easy one to care for!
The Dwarf Burford Holly is great for low maintenance landscapes and adds a burst of rich, deep green color all year around. This evergreen shrub features clusters of showy and fragrant white flower blooms in the springtime and early summer, and large red berries during fall and winter. The holly tree’s berries can be an important food source for birds in late winter. Generally, female plants require a male holly plant to cross pollinate and produce holly berries, but the Dwarf Burford does not.
The Dwarf Burford plant has a slow growth rate that performs best in rich, well-drained, slightly acid soil, and does well in full sun to partial shade. Flowering and fruiting is reduced when planted in more shady locations.
Dwarf Burford Holly tree is drought-tolerant and very low maintenance once established. Uses include foundation plants and hedge plantings. This evergreen shrub stays small and dense, growing up to 8 feet tall and 5 feet wide. All purpose fertilizer will help it grow in early spring.
Ilex cornuta 'burfordii nana'
- Glossy evergreen foliage
- Showy red berries
- White flowers
- Drought tolerant