I like the articleGeneralities Ilex altaclarensis
Ilex altaclarensis Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 5 m high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. As they grow, these plants become the size of a tree. Fertilization Ilex altaclarensis
To obtain a florid development it is important to remember to fertilize our shrubs periodically; in the spring letís use a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, which will favour the development of new vegetation and of flowerings. We can intervene at the end of the winter, mixing a good dose of slow release organic fertilizer to the soil surrounding our plant. During the spring it is also possible to act periodically, with liquid or powder fertilizers, to add to the water when irrigating, every 20-25 days. Exposure Ilex altaclarensis
These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. Watering Ilex altaclarensis
Letís avoid watering the the Ilex altaclarensis excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water . If we decide to grow a specimen of the Ilex altaclarensis in a container, we should remember that it will have slightly different needs compared to a specimen grown in the ground: we should pay more attention to its water and nutritional needs and check more often for possible development of parassites. Treatments Ilex altaclarensis
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture. Soil Ilex altaclarensis
Locate in a soft soil with an accentuated drainage.
Notes Ilex altaclarensis
After flowering it produces fruits. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.