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Ilex x 'Savannah'

Common Name(s):
Savannah holly
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Female.

Wildlife Value:  Fruits are attractive to birds. Flowers attract bees.  Members of the genus Ilex support the following specialized bee: Colletes banksiThis tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
25-30 ft.
Flower:
Vivid red fruit; single or clusters of 2-3
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Loosely pyramidal; upright
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
2-3.5 in. light, olive green leaves in summer; 2-4 spins on each side from middle to tip of leaf
Tags:
bees, birds, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2023

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