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Use sharp hand clippers to lightly trim an inkberry bush to shape and to control its size before it begins to grow again in late winter or early spring.
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The top of the shrub should be narrower than Missing: Shepherd MT. Sep 21, Inkberry (Ilex glabra) is an evergreen shrub in the holly family.
With inkberry, it’s best to prune during the winter when the shrub is dormant.
Prune broken, wilted or diseased limbs as they occur. Make an angled cut at least 6 inch from the break or into healthy wood; the cut could also made just above ground treehauling.clubg: Shepherd MT. Aug 29, feed them and prune heavily (like to the ground) if they look crappy now if they look half decent (for ink berry that is), feed them next sping and keep them well watered if you have to have inkberry and you want a variety that stays decent looking- look for Ilex glabra 'Densa'Missing: Shepherd MT.