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Ilex opaca



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Ilex opaca
American holly

A medium-sized evergreen tree with a formal, pyramidal habit is often grown for its foliage and persistent red fruit. Cultivar selections of this species exceed 1000 in number!

Habit:Pyramidal in youth, maintaining a formal pyramidal habit through middle-age, then becoming somewhat open and irregular
Size:20-40' high, occasionally larger in the South with old age
Color:Medium green to dark yellow green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 6a USDA
Habitat:Massachusetts - Florida - Missouri - Texas
Family:Aquifoliaceae

 
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