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Holly (Ilex aquifolium (Holly))

Picture of holly in winter sunshine.
Ilex Aquifolium “Alaska”.
Evergreen holly, winter hardy.
A narrowly-conical small tree, to around 6m tall, with glossy dark green, spiny leaves.
Inconspicuous white flowers are followed by bright, red fruits, even on young plants.
Position in sun or semi-hade in any aspect.
Any soil.

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I bet this looks lovely in winter with the berries.

9 Feb, 2019


Thank you! Just bought it early last summer! It had several berries at that time, unfortunately, it’s had no further fruits. I’ve had some advice back from Steragram and Darren8. I’ll look into what both have said.

9 Feb, 2019


That's great let's hope you get your berries back.

9 Feb, 2019


Fingers crossed! I will keep watching and waiting.

9 Feb, 2019



9 Feb, 2019

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