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Ilex aquifolium
English Holly

Ilex aquifolium
Ilex aquifolium
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A well known and popular evergreen plant which has masses of bright red berries in winter and dark green, prickly leaves which make an excellent deterrent when planted in a hedge. Superb hedging plant which can be trimmed to produce a neat and reasonably formal shape if required.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 60 - 80 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Large, densely branching shrub which can be pruned hard if required.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: These are mixed sex plants, with only the females producing berries.


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