|'Burfordii Compacta' is the same as 'Dwarf Burford', and is a quality cultivar and an obvious choice for smaller situations, bearing bright, crimson berries and glossy new growth. Mature height is in the neighborhood of six to eight feet. Ilex cornuta is a large, evergreen shrub with lustrous dark green, often spiny, blocky to oval-shaped leaves, 2 to 3 inches long. Heavy crops of red or yellow berries, to 1/2 inch in diameter, remain throughout the winter. Effective hedge, screen, espalier, or garden specimen. Older plants may be pruned into small tree. Easy and durable. Extremely heat and drought tolerant. Does well in full sun or part shade in almost any soil.