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Ilex (Holly) aquifolium J C van Tol


According to folklore, the evergreen leaves of holly symbolised the male god carrying life through the winter. Easy to grow, low maintenance favourites, often cut and brought into the home at Christmas. In spring, the plants are smothered in white flowers.
As winter starts to arrive, vibrant, waxy berries adorn the branches. Prefer sun or part shade in well-drained soil. Spread 4m (13').


Spineless green leaves, self-fertile female. Height 6m (20').
Fully hardy perennials. Supplied in 9cm pots.
Flower Colour
White

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Shrubs, Trees

Other
Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
4m (160)

Height
6m (240")

Holly (Ilex)

Soil

Well drained

Position

Sun or part shade.

Cutting

Excellent for cutting

Flowering

Winter and spring

Additional Information

Grown for their foliage and fruits (berries) which are produced in autumn. Hollies resent being transplated, but respond well to hard pruning, which should be carried out in late spring. Propagate by seed in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings from late summer to early winter. The berries may cause mild stomach upset if ingested. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
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