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Ilex Crenata Luxus Globe - 50-55cm - 24lt

Ilex Crenata Luxus Globe - 50-55cm - 24lt

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Ilex crenata 'Luxus Globe' is a captivating and refined evergreen shrub that has found its place in the hearts of UK garden enthusiasts for its unique characteristics and suitability for British landscapes. This Japanese native offers a range of features that make it an exceptional addition to the UK garden.

One of the most distinguishing features of 'Luxus Globe' is its naturally rounded growth habit. This cultivar has been carefully bred to form a perfectly spherical shape, resembling a neatly trimmed boxwood or buxus. The dense, small, glossy green leaves create a tight-knit canopy that provides an exquisite and symmetrical form in the garden. The result is a striking focal point or an elegant addition to both formal and contemporary garden designs.

'Luxus Globe' is well-suited to the UK's temperate climate. It can tolerate a variety of soil types, provided they are well-draining. This Ilex crenata variety is hardy and resilient, capable of withstanding the typical British weather conditions, including cold temperatures and occasional frost. Its adaptability ensures that it thrives in various garden settings throughout the UK.

Maintaining 'Luxus Globe' is straightforward due to its slow growth rate and naturally compact form. While it doesn't require frequent pruning, occasional trimming may be necessary to maintain its desired shape and size. Its manageable size makes it suitable for gardens of all sizes, from small urban plots to larger rural landscapes. Its low-maintenance nature makes it an excellent choice for gardeners seeking an attractive yet hassle-free addition to their outdoor space.

As an evergreen, 'Luxus Globe' provides year-round visual interest in the garden. Its glossy green foliage remains vibrant and retains its color even during the winter months when many other plants have gone dormant. This enduring greenery contributes to its overall aesthetic appeal and ensures that it remains a key player in the garden's visual interest throughout the year.

In addition to its ornamental qualities, 'Luxus Globe' offers versatility in garden design. It can be used as a striking focal point, positioned in rows to create a formal hedge, or utilized in containers for a sophisticated look on patios or in courtyards. Its rounded shape also makes it an attractive choice for framing entrances or defining garden boundaries.

In conclusion, Ilex crenata 'Luxus Globe' is a captivating evergreen shrub that has found a special place in UK gardens. Its perfectly rounded growth habit, adaptability to the British climate, low-maintenance requirements, and year-round green foliage make it an excellent choice for a variety of garden styles and settings. Whether you're seeking a formal focal point, an elegant hedge, or a reliable evergreen that thrives in the UK, 'Luxus Globe' is a superb choice that adds enduring beauty and sophistication to British landscapes, enhancing their charm and appeal.

  • Common Name

    Ilex crenata Luxus

  • Family


  • Type

    evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    East Asia

  • Flower

    Small white

  • Foliage

    small, spineless glossy dark green

  • Maturation period

    10–20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

1.5–2.5 m

Mature Width


Shape / habit


Preferred Location


South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing, exposed or sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained, well–drained

Growing Period


spring, summer


all year


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