Ilex aquifolium growing shrub or tree of the genus Ilex also known as Common holly, Ilex aquifolium perennial evergreen used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in temperate, cold mediterranean or cold subtropics climate or as climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8.
Ilex aquifolium leaves
Leaves color green or variegate green with white or yellow in oval or shapeless with spines in the margin of the leaves.
Flower color white in female tree and yellow with green in male plants, the flowers grow in clusters.
Fruit not edible, fruit color red, the fruit glossy and small 0.5 cm.
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Requirements for Ilex aquifolium growing and care:
Cold weather, moist
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spiny leaves, invasive
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
2-10 m, 6-30 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (preferred by the plant) / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White flowers female tree and yellow with green in male plants, the flowers grow in clusters