English Holly Tree

English Holly Tree

English Holly Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Ilex aquifolium
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; well drained soil; will not tolerate poor drainage
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Dense pyramidal; heavily branched
Height:   15 to 50'
Weight:   15
Leaf:   1 to 3" alternate, simple, glossy, dark green wavy leaves with spines
Flower/Fruit:   Red, yellow or orange berries
Comments:    Dislikes high temperatures and high humidity; use only in protected locations
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Aquifodina, Argentea, Britebush, Crinkle Variegated, Ferox Argentena, Marginata, Dapper, Ivory, Moonbeam, Zelta's Elite