Ilex cornuta

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  • Common Name: Chinese Holly
  • Plant Story:

    A broadleaf evergreen, Ilex cornuta features unusually shaped rectangular leaves with spines. Dull white flowers appear in may that give way to berry-like red drupes. Flowers attract bees. Deer resistant.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: White
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 7-9
  • Height: 8-15 ft
  • Spread: 8-15 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Small group or hedge.
  • Leaf: Rectangular spine leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf miner, spider mites, whitefly, scale, leaf spot, leaf rot, and powdery
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Dioecious( male and female) make sure you have both in order for the plant to fruit and flower.


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