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Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava'

Yellow Fruited English Holly

Holly

Comments

This stunning cultivar is valued for its attractive, smooth, glossy dark green foliage and bright yellow berries in late fall and winter; needs to have a male pollinator nearby to set fruit; requires moist to wet highly acidic soil

Description

This stunning cultivar is valued for its attractive, smooth, glossy dark green foliage and bright yellow berries in late fall and winter; needs to have a male pollinator nearby to set fruit; requires moist to wet highly acidic soil

Landscape Attributes

Yellow Fruited English Holly is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds and bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Yellow Fruited English Holly is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Yellow Fruited English Holly will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more. This variety requires a different selection of the same species growing nearby in order to set fruit.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

10 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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