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Ilex cassine 'Perdido'

Perdido Holly

Holly

Comments

This impressive holly is suitable for use as a screen with its tidy, pyramidal habit; emerging yellow-green foliage turns deep green and glossy; abundant red fruit in fall and winter make this a great addition to the landscape

Description

This impressive holly is suitable for use as a screen with its tidy, pyramidal habit; emerging yellow-green foliage turns deep green and glossy; abundant red fruit in fall and winter make this a great addition to the landscape

Landscape Attributes

Perdido Holly is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. 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. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Perdido Holly is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Perdido Holly will grow to be about 18 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.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 feet

10 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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