Also known as
Japanese holly, sky pencil holly and Ilex crenata.
How to care for Box-Leaved Holly
Box-Leaved Holly needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Box-Leaved Holly love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Box-Leaved Holly does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Box-Leaved Holly after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.