Position: Full sun or light shade.
Soil: Well drained or moist, fertile soil.
Flowering Period: April - May.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Ilex crenata 'Golden Gem' grows to be a small compact, spreading shrub.
Height: up to 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Notes: The colour of the Ilex crenata 'Golden Gem' leaves is dependent upon the amount of sunlight received during the day, with the best foliage colour being seen if planted in a position with full sun. In shady areas, the leaves will turn a considerably darker shade of green.