China Boy Holly

China Boy Holly

Regular price $35.00 Sale

Ilex x 'Mesdob'

China Boy is a fast growing, cold hardy, evergreen male holly with a compact, mounded form. 

The glossy green foliage of this holly takes to shearing and shaping well.              

Note: Good pollinator for any nearby China Girl.                 Pollination Needs: 1 China Boy for every 5 China Girl hollies

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Photo courtesy of our growing friends at Flowerwood Nursery in Loxley, AL

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 6' - 8'
Shape Upright Rounded
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Greenish-blue
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy) Greenish-blue
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Insignificant
Berries None (Pollinator for China Girl - she produces heavy berries)
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: Ensure Planting Area Provides Adequate Drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 5 to 9