Ilex yunnanensis - dark green leaves in mid summer

Ilex yunnanensis

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(Yunnan Holly) An unusual medium sized shrub, Ilex yunnanensis is native to Western China and has small, dark green leathery leaves with a slightly wavy edge. 

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(For any number of plants
by courier to most of the UK*)

Standard: £5.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: free

*Surcharges apply for delivery to Highlands & Islands.
Standard shipping is shown as default
this can be changed during checkout.

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An unusual medium sized shrub, Ilex yunnanensis is native to Western China and has small, dark green leathery leaves with a slightly wavy edge. Small white flowers in late summer.

Suitable for a position in sun or light shade. Slow to grow but can be used to screen once established and develops into a fetching specimen shrub.


  • Position: Sheltered in full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Ilex yunnanensis requires protection from cold winter winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Ilex yunnanensis grows to be a medium sized, rounded shrub or possibly slightly larger in very mild areas. 
    • Height: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft).
    • Spread: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft).
How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Foliage - Unusual Shape, Suitable for Containers, Rare and Unusual, Screening/Hedge

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