Chinese holly

Ilex cornuta

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Chinese holly (Ilex cornuta)
EYE-leks kor-NEW-tah
Genus:  Ilex
Chinese holly is a round, evergreen shrub with glossy, spiny leaves and large red berries. It grows to about 15 feet tall and wide.
Care:  Provide full sun or part shade and moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer or early fall.
Problems:  Aphids may eat young growth. Also watch for scale insects and leaf miners.

Overview

Height
10 ft. to 15 ft.
Spread
10 ft. to 15 ft.
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Foliage,
Showy Fruit
Foliage Color
Evergreen
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Hedge,
Screening,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Shrubs

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