Dwarf Burford Holly

Dwarf Burford Holly

Lex cornuta 'Dwarf Burford'
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If you are looking for an attractive, but tough evergreen that is compact and requires virtually no maintenance, try the Dwarf Burford Holly! This variety of Holly is the easiest to maintain. It has high deer, rabbit, insect, and disease resistance. It is even salt and pollution tolerant. So, it is perfect for urban and coastal areas.

Add shiny, medium green color to your landscape with the evergreen leaves of the Dwarf Burfordi Holly. In fall and winter bright red berries adorn this compact shrub enticing birds and wildlife to your yard. You don't have to worry about male and female plants with this holly. It is self-pollinating and all Dwarf Burfordi hollies can produce berries.

This holly thrives in full to part sun and prefers a slightly acidic soil. Although it does tend to adapt just about any well-draining soil. This holly does not require pruning, but they tolerate it well if you prefer to keep them a certain size or shape. Plant your Dwarf Burfordi Holly anytime of the year.

Plant some Dwarf Burfordi Hollies and increase the value of your home instantly!

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Soil Type

Acidic, Adaptable, Fertile, Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 5-6 Feet
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Fall Color Dark Green
Bloom Color White
Botanical Name Lex cornuta 'Dwarf Burford'

How To Care

Be sure to choose the appropriate location for your Dwarf Bufordi Holly. As long as you avoid extreme temperatures and the ground isn't frozen you can plant your Holly almost any time of the year.

This holly thrives in full to part sun and prefers a slightly acidic soil. Although it does tend to adapt just about any well-draining soil. After planting, adding a layer of 2 to 3 inches of mulch will help keep the soil moist. Mulching is highly recommended in cooler zones to protect the plant's roots in winter as well. Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease. Water your Holly deeply a couple times a week for the first few months. After Hollies are established, they only need watered during hot, dry spells. Fertilize in spring with a slow release fertilizer for broad leaf evergreens. This holly does not require pruning, but they tolerate it well if you prefer to keep them a certain size or shape.

The best way to prevent disease and pests is by keeping you Holly healthy. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to your success. Hollies rarely have issues with pests or disease, but here are a few issues that occasionally affect Hollies. Mites and scale can be treated with horticultural oil. For severe infections the pesticide Bonide is recommended. Avoid saturated soils to prevent fungal issues in Hollies.

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Soil Type

Acidic, Adaptable, Fertile, Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 5-6 Feet
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Fall Color Dark Green
Bloom Color White
Botanical Name Lex cornuta 'Dwarf Burford'

Landscape Ideas

The versatile Dwarf Burfordi Holly is a formidable evergreen shrub for the landscape. This holly looks just right in any type of garden, bed, or border. Its naturally rounded, fat shape looks stunning contrasting something like a thin sky pencil holly. This is a great shrub for building an easy to maintain hedge. Plant 3 feet apart for a tight hedge. Shape this shrub to get the exact look you want, whether you prefer a rounded or more angular look. Try 3 of these hollies on the corner of your yard for a robust look that breaks up a boring yard. This holly is ideal for foundation plantings under windows. There is no need to keep this holly trimmed. It stays just the right height. The Dwarf Burfordi fits in a formal or a casual landscape. Keep this shrub manicured for a high-end look. Let it grow and be itself for a natural, woodsy look.

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Soil Type

Acidic, Adaptable, Fertile, Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 5-6 Feet
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Fall Color Dark Green
Bloom Color White
Botanical Name Lex cornuta 'Dwarf Burford'

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06/15/2018
Robin D.
United States

Dwarf Buford Holly

First time purchasing from you company and am very pleased. We planted everything the same day they arrived and have tending to them daily. Cross fingers they like our yard!

MJ
06/03/2018
Mary J.
United States

Great experience

The plants arrived as scheduled and looked great. The planting and watering instructions were aweome. I never know if I’m doing it right, and the instructions made the process very clear. The plants have been inthe ground for over a week and look like they’ve been there forever. I would definitely buy from you again and have already referred a friend.

DP
05/23/2018
Danuta P.
United States

Best online garden center!

I don’t usually write reviews if the product is just satisfactory or if fails my expectation. This is my first purchase from The Planting Tree and I have to say that I love their fair pricing , easy ordering , fast shipment at no cost and above alll beautiful, healthy plants . My shrubs arrived in the planting containers expertly packed in the sturdy cardboard boxes. Wonderful shopping experience !!

BD
05/17/2018
Barbara D.
United States

Beautiful plants

I absolutely loved the service and the product even more!

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03/19/2018
Lo
WA

Beautiful and Healthy Plants, Love it!

The two Dwarf Burford Holly I ordered arrived safely. Very secure packaging, no damage had been found inside the boxes. Both are in good size and having strong root with lots of evergreen foliage. very happy the plants I bought from ThePlantingTree company are so healthy and beautiful that give me a good start for my garden. And glad I got free shipping for them too. Many many Thanks!!

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