HOLLY-LIKE EVERGREEN WITH BEAUTIFUL VARIEGATION ALL SEASON LONG
- New growth emerges in tones of bronze to pink
- As it matures, it transitions to a creamy white and green variegation
- Evergreen foliage is deer resistant
- Perfect as a foundation planting or as a colorful hedge or screen
- Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
- Ships in a plant-safe designed box
- Hardiness Zone: 6-9
- Mature Height: 3-5' tall
- Mature Width: 4' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
- Spacing: 3-4' apart
Why plant Goshiki Variegated False Holly?
Magic is in the air when Goshiki is around! This colorful evergreen will have your landscape flourishing in variegated bliss with colors ranging from red, green, yellow-green, and creamy white. A wide character, Goshiki is a great shrub to use for covering areas that require a wider shrub instead of an upright individual.
'Goshiki' is a Japanese word that translate to 'five colored' used to describe the abundance of colors that each leaf contains. False Holly is a native of Japan and Taiwan and are known best for the waxy, evergreen leaves.
How to use Goshiki Variegated False Holly in the landscape?
Slow growing, naturally compact, evergreen and with fabulous multi-colored leaves. While the common name False Holly isn't very glamorous, the plant is. You will appreciate Goshiki when the shades of yellow, pink, orange, cream, and white burst forth to wash your landscape in color. Goshiki is a smaller shrub that is ideal for use in containers or plant a bunch to make an informal, colorful hedge that will set your landscape apart from the neighbors.
Hardiness Zone: 6-9
How To Plant Goshiki Variegated False Holly
A cold weather lover, Goshiki makes itself right at home in the colder climate landscapes. You will want to provide protection from winter winds and mulching around the base to cover the roots is the best recommendation for this shrub.
How To Water
Water twice weekly for the first 3-5 weeks; then water weekly for the remainder of the year until winter. When you water, water slowly and thoroughly. Watering needs may be altered due to extreme weather conditions.
How To Fertilize
Incorporate Elements Starter Plant Food granular form into the soil when planting. If planting in spring or summer, start fertilizing late fall using Elements Starter Plant Food granular form on an annual basis each fall. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established.
How To Prune
Pruning can be done to your preference, or prune just enough to help this shrub maintain its shape.
How Does Shipping Work?
Size Small (AAA), Medium (A2A), and Large (AA) plants (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.
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