Shamrock Inkberry

General Information

Shamrock Inkberry is an evergreen shrub.  It has a number of ornamental qualities that make it great for a variety of landscaping areas.  Used in many areas as an alternative to boxwoods.  It has smaller greenish-white flowers in bloom from late spring to early summer.  If a male inkberry is nearby, black, round berries will mature early fall, persisting into the winter.  The foliage grows in a dense fashion, giving the plant a nice full look.  The small leaves are deep green in color, with a very attractive glossy appearance. 

Additional Information

Ilex glabra ‘Shamrock’ grows to a height of 3 to 5 feet, with a similar spread.  It is recommended for USDA climate zones 4 to 9.  Shamrock can grow well in full to partial sunlight.  It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils.  It has shown adaptability to a variety of conditions.  It is not known to have any serious disease or insect issues. 

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI.  Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with either USPS or FedEx.  They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to.  All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.   

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Mature Width 3 to 5 Feet
Mature Height 3 to 5 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 4 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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