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Ilex cassine

Common Name(s):
Dahoon Holly
Cultivar(s):
'Augustafolia' has narrower leaves
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native holly.  Somewhat shrubby; red berries; gray bark.  Grows up to 20-30 feet in the wild but usually smaller in the landscape. Foliage lacks the prominent spines or teeth of the American holly. Very nice fruit set in fall and winter. Worthwhile and underused selection.

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
Small red to yellow fruit in clusters
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Dense branches; somewhat shrubby
Width:
10-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
.75 to 1 in. alternate, simple leaf
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2011

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