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Ilex Aquifolium (English Holly)

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Ilex aquifolium (English holly)

Ilex Aquifolium (English Holly)

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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil
Rate of growth: slow-growing Flowering period: May and June Flower colour: white
Other features: the berries may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; to guarantee berries it's necessary to plant a male holly nearby; stems of holly are ideal for floral arrangements
Hardiness: fully hardy
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Lustrous, spiny, dark green leaves and long-lasting, bright red berries from autumn to winter. In time this English holly forms a tall conical tree - making a majestic, evergreen specimen plant for large gardens or parks. By far the commonest native tree, it will thrive in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.Garden care: Plants grown as free-standing specimens require minimal pruning - remove diseased or misplaced branches in spring. Trim plants grown as formal hedges in late summer. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant.Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the sex of our plants.




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