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Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’

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An unusual, sought after holly with large clusters of long lasting, creamy-yellow berries in winter. These fruit are very handsome and add colour to the garden during an otherwise dark season. The lush green leaves are mostly smooth unlike the common Ilex aquifolium.

Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava' is excellent specimen plant or can also be pruned to make a striking and very fine hedge.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava' grows to be a large branching shrub with a somewhat upright habit.
Height: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)

Notes: Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava' is a female plant and requires a nearby male holly to fruit well.

Plant Finder: about Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’

Common names

Yellow-berried holly, Holly


Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ (Yellow-berried holly). This species will produce evergreen foliage and small berries. They will grow well in rich, acidic soil that is well drained. The leaves are normally spiny dark green, The berries will range in colour from red to creamy white. The leaves are normally spiny and dark green.


You can grow in moist well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soil.

Interest and use

Hedging. Winter interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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