Area of origin: Europe.
Height up to 20 m (65,6'),
width up to 15m (49,2').
Soil Type: Dislikes lime.
Hardy to -20°C,
prefers damp areas.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
The red fruits remain throughout winter. They are very decorative as are theshiny green leaves. Fruits abundantly. Perfect within a hedge, flowerbed or planted alone, it is very suitable for all sizes of garden. It can also be grown in a container and trained into shape such as into standards. Commonly used by florists. Holly requires male and female plants for fruits to be produced. Only females produce fruit.
List of hollies:
(Ilex aquifolium 'Argenteomarginata'), female, producing red berries throughout the winter, shiny green foliage with off white margins.
(Ilex aquifolium), decorative red berries throughout winter, shiny green foliage.