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Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’

Holly

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height10m to 15m
  • Spread2.5m to 4m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite yellow
  • Leaf ColourDark green, cream
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’ (Holly). This bears oval, dark green leaves with broad, cream margins. Profuse, bright red berries are produced.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Southern Europe and Northern Africa

Interest and use

Hedging Spring/Winter interest. Suitable for coastal conditions. Specimen plant.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Watch out for the thorns.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings from late summer to early winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for holly aphid and holly leaf miner.

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