Lusterleaf Holly

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Ilex latifolia

Native to Japan and China, Lusterleaf Holly was first brought to the US in about 1840.  It is slow growing, 6" - 8'' per year.       It can be planted near a house.

Prefers a Well-drained, Acidic soil. Requires both sexes to produce its berries, of which large clusters are born by female plants.

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub or Small Tree
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 30' - 50'
Spread 15' - 20'
Shape Pyramidal
Primary Foliage Color Glossy Dark-Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Glossy Dark-Green
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Yellow
Berries Red
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Sun & Partial Shade
Water Preferences AverageEnsure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 7 - 9