Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens' - mature plant
  • Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens'
  • Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens' - mature plant

Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens'

£12.95

(Yellow-leaved English Holly) A striking holly, Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens' has dark green leaves suffused with canary-yellow and golden variegation.

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A striking holly, Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens' has dark green leaves suffused with canary-yellow and golden variegation. In this winter time the leaves can also be tinged plum purple after a frost although they revert back to their standard colour later in the year.

Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens' is a female holly and when established can bear red berries in late autumn / winter.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Large shrub with a densely branching, cone-like habit once established.
    • Height: 4.5 m (15 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: Ilex aquifolium 'Flavescens' is a female form, and requires a nearby male holly to fruit well.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot, Screening/Hedge

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