Ilex Strong Caroline says it all: this is a plant that can take a beating! Strong Caroline has a strong rooting system and can stand for example sea wind. It is a good branching plant which makes it very suitable as a hedge. After three years without pruning, Strong Caroline is approx. 80 cm high and 50 cm wide. Pruning, however, is not a problem; prune preferably in April. The white flowers in May/June are attractive to insects and a hedge of Strong Caroline offers shelter to other animals. So with Ilex Strong Caroline you contribute to biodiversity. Strong Caroline is also great as a solitary on balcony or terrace, for landscaping or topiary. Another advantage is that Strong Caroline does not give poisonous berries. Plant Strong Caroline in a fertile, well-drained soil. You can plant Strong Caroline both in the sun and in the shade. Winter hardy to-22 º C.