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Ilex decidua



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Ilex decidua
Possumhaw

This large rounded deciduous holly is noted for its long persistent orange-red fruit.

Habit:Rounded arching large shrub with horizontal branching; highly multi-stemmed and suckering
Size:15-20' high
Color:Glossy dark green in summer, and light gray in winter
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 5b USDA
Habitat:Native from Virginia - Florida - Texas
Family:Aquifoliaceae

 
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