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Holly - American

  • Lustrous evergreen shrub or small tree with beautiful red berries in winter
  • Able to keep trimmed for a hedge or specimen
  • Beautiful dark, glossy green leaves
  • Prefers slightly acidic soil


Broadleaf Evergreen, Specimen

Botanical: Ilex opaca
Genus: Ilex
Flower Color: Insignificant
Type: Trees - Evergreen
Mature Height: 20' - 30'
Mature Width: 10' - 15'
Zone(s): 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Special Features: Berries, Deer Resistant, Small, Inconspicuous, Specimen Or Center Piece, Tolerates Wide Range Of Soil Types
Moisture Tolerance: Occasional watering, once established
Attracts Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies
Appropriate Setting: Accent, Flower Bed Area, Hedge/Wind Break/Privacy Screen, Small Wind Break/Privacy, Street Or Urban Landscape
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Season: Insignificant
Foliage Color Green
Sun Exposure Full Sun To Partial Shade

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