'Soft Touch' Japanese Holly

Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'

Similar to 'Helleri' with its fine texture and small toothcut leaves but in a deeper green color, flexible branches and softer feel (as the name would imply).

Sunlight Exposure:Full SunPart Sun
Plant Attributes:Deer Resistant

Plant Type(s): Evergreen

  • Plant Height: 2’ - 3’
  • Plant Width: 4’ - 5’
  • Hardy Zones: 5 - 9

Spring/Summer Care: No maintenance needed.

Autumn/Winter Care: Prune during late winter.

Fertilizer Needs: Apply a slow-release acidic fertilizer in early spring (before the first flush of new growth).

'Soft Touch' Japanese Holly