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Ilex aquifolium ‘Ferox Argentea’

Holly

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height6m to 8m
  • Spread2m to 4m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite yellow
  • Leaf ColourDark green, cream variegation
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Ilex aquifolium ‘Ferox Argentea’ (Holly). An evergreen producing oval, dark green leaves with cream edges.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Tree

Origin

Southern Europe and Northern Africa

Interest and use

Hedging. Winter interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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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