Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'
Height - 4 feet
Width - 5 feet
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Full sun to part shade
Other common names
Carissa Chinese Holly
Save Water Medium water required
More Color Beautiful shiny green foliage year-round
Attract Wildlife Is a dense, evergreen shelter for wildlife
Reduce Maintenance Little pruning needed to maintain shape
Texas Tough Waxy leaves help prevent water loss
Grows in a compact globe shape, so little pruning is needed. The plant's glossy leaves have a single point at the end, whereas other holly varieties have several points per leaf.