Burford Chinese Holly

Burford Chinese Holly

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Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii'

Burford Holly is a large shrub or small tree, densely branched, with glossy, olive-green leaves that are almost without spines. Upright, spreading shape. Small, white flowers in Spring.           

Attracts: Winter Birds     

Yields beautiful seasonal berries from Autumn - Winter      Has berries without pollinator, however, with a pollinator it will produce an abundance of bright red berries. Great screen/privacy hedge.

Photos courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, North Carolina + Mature, field grown 'tree form' Burford Holly photos courtesy of Guadalupe Magana of Toms Creek Nursery. 

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Large Shrub or Small Tree
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 10' - 20'
Spread 5' - 10'
Shape Upright & Spreading
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Flowering Season Spring (self-pollinating)
Flower Color White
Berries Bright Red (heavy producer)
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences
Average: Ensure planting area provides good drainage. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 7  to 9