Ilex Strongbox

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Strongbox® inkberry holly

A native evergreen shrub that is one of the most perfect native alternative to boxwood plants. The Strongbox® Holly will keep its leaves to the ground always forming a beautiful mounded shape. Prune and shape as you would a boxwood shrub. This holly is also much faster growing than a boxwood. An excellent boxwood shrub alternative with the same look and shape without the boxwood problems.

Buy Strongbox® here and have larger plants before your neighbors learn about it!

  • North American Plant Native
  • Deer Resistant
  • Boxwood Substitute
  • Resistant to disease
  • Resistant to winter burn
  • Resistant to Boxwood Blight

Strongbox® Ilex glabra 'Ilexfarrowtracey' PP30147, CBR6516


This holly is grown in a quart size pot.

Orders shipping to west coast addresses may be partially bare rooted before being prepped for shipping.

  • Category: Boxwood Alternatives
  • Plant Type: Evergreen
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial
  • Soil Condition: Well Drained
  • Mature Height: 2 - 3ft
  • Growth Rate: Medium-growing
  • Planting Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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