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Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri'

Common Name(s):
Foster's Holly
Cultivar(s):
'Savannah' fast grower, good berry production, 'Foster No. 2' darker green, narrow leaves, 'East Palatka' spines on end of leaf, 'Hume No. 2' small leaves
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Hybrid between I. cassine and I. opaca. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
Heavy berry production; persists into winter
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Upright; pyramidal; compact
Width:
7-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
1.5-3 in. alternate, simple leaf with spiny points
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2009

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Ilex X attenuata 'Foster No 2 Ilex X attenuata 'Foster No 2 -Leaves/fruit
Maggie, CC BY-NC-2.0
Illex attenuata 'Fosteri' Illex attenuata 'Fosteri'
By Maggie, CC BY-NC-2.0
Ilex x attenuata - Foster Ilex x attenuata - Foster - Whole plant
By John_Winder, CC BY-NC-2.0
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Joy_Weese_Moll, CC BY-NC-2.0