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Ilex altaclerensis 'Golden King' 3L Pot

Ilex altaclerensis 'Golden King' 3L Deep Pot

Ilex altaclerensis 'Golden King' 3L Pot

Price: 14.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Ilex 'Golden King' is a popular shrub or small tree for its wonderful deep-green glossy leaves and bright-yellow margins for that classic green and gold combination. Being evergreen and slow growing, it offers year-round colour and interest and is low maintenance. The rust coloured berries that develop later in the year add to the shrub's attractiveness and are popular with birds. A wonderful border shrub or standalone specimen.Click here for more information.More Information
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  • Slow Growth Rate
  • White Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 4m
  • Has Berries
  • Planting Conditions: Moist, well-drained soil. Full sun ideally. Will tolerate semi-shaded position but leaf colour won't be as strong. Sheltered or exposed location.
  • Spread: Up to 4m (20-50 years)
  • Height: Up to 4m (20-50 years)
  • Pot Size: 3L
  • Wildlife-friendly: Birds love the berries
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Product Details
Product Details

Ilex x altaclerensis 'Golden King' is a golden variegated form of Holly featuring deep-green leaves with a bright-yellow golden margin. The ovate leaves are only slightly spiny and are flattened compared to English Holly so it has a much softer and less prickly aesthetic. Ilex 'Golden King' is a small, bushy evergreen shrub or tree that produces inconspicuous white flowers in spring followed by rust coloured berries in autumn and is a recipient of the RHS 'Award of Garden Merit.

Colourful and with year-round seasonal interest, Ilex 'Golden King' makes an attractive mixed border or specimen shrub. It is fairly slow growing, so whilst it can reach an eventual height and spread of around 4m or more, it will take many years, so it's very easy to keep to a more manageable and compact size.

Ilex 'Golden King' should be planted in a full sun position for the best variegation on the leaves although it will also tolerate some shade. It will grow in any moist, well-drained soil type and is hardy enough for exposed locations, even coastal, making this a versatile shrub suited to most planting positions and locations. .

Pruning and regular maintenance isn't really required for this pretty shrub, simply trim lightly to tidy any dead, diseased or crossing branches at any time.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on most orders (except Premium Products) providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Boxes (Bare roots and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)7.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Pallets (Root balls, large pots (10L+), trees etc)30.00 delivery charge (orders up to 300 incl VAT)Orders of 300 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall or large plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.)

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