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Ilex pedunculosa

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

Wildlife Value:  Berries are eaten by birds. Members of the genus Ilex support the following specialized bee: Colletes banksiThis plant is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
0.25 in. bright red fruit on 1-2 in. stalks in fall
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types; wind and cold tolerant
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Broad shrub to small tree; dense
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
1-3 in. alternate, simple dark green leaves; may develop a yellowish green cast in winter
Tags:
bees, birds, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2015

Ilex pedunculosa Whole Plant
By Harum.koh, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Ilex pedunculosa fruit
By Harum.koh, CC-BY-SA-2.0