The Goshiki False Holly is a hardy and enduring compact, evergreen shrub that lightens up any shaded or darker area. This plant is known for its coloring as Goshiki translates to "five colors", describing the creamy, white, red, green and yellow foliage as the colors transition. New foliage start out red and rapidly turn to green which also display a creamy-white-yellow show, as well as small white flowers that bloom in late summer or fall. Easily grown in USDA zones 6 to 9, the Goshiki False Holly grows slowly but can reach up to 60 in. tall and 48 in. W. You will find that the Goshiki False Holly prefers part or full-sun and well-drained soil but will accept clay or sand. This shrub is drought resistant once settled and commonly disease and pest free. If you are looking for a terrific hedge or accent plant, the Goshiki False Holly is for you.
- Easily grown, the goshiki false holly is typically disease and pest free
- While it prefers well-drained soil, the goshiki false holly can also grow in clay or sandy soils
- Goshiki false holly is slow growing but can reach a height of 5 ft. and a spread of 4 ft.
- Goshiki translates to 5 colors, describing the goshiki false holly's foliage as it transitions