Ilex aquifolium silver queen growing shrub or tree of the genus Ilex also known as Common holly, Ilex aquifolium silver queen perennial evergreen used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in temperate, cold mediterranean or cold subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 3-8.
Ilex aquifolium silver queen leaves
Leaves color 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 in red color the fruit glossy in 0.5cm.
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How to grow Ilex aquifolium silver queen growing and care:
Cold weather, moist, mulch
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 indoor 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
Ilex aquifolium ‘silver queen’