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Ilex opaca , American Holly

Ilex opaca

American Holly
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Origin: North America
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This small, evergreen tree with a narrow, pyramidal crown is best as a specimen or in small groups. Female clones are particularly popular, with the shoots with berries being used as a traditional Christmas decoration.


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Ilex opaca , American Holly
Ilex opaca , American Holly
Ilex opaca , American Holly
Ilex opaca , American Holly


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/ilex_opaca.htm