LATIN NAME: ILEX CRENATA 'STEEDS'
This upright, evergreen shrub is densely branched with dark-green, lush foliage. Its pyramidal growth habit reaches 6-8 feet(5-7 feet wide). Ideally used as a tall shrub, foundation plant, hedge and privacy screen.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in
extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 5-9
This upright evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Once mature, shearing is recommended to maintain desired shape.