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Ilex × koehneana 'Martha Berry'

Common Name(s):
Martha Berry holly
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Grows up to 20 feet or more depending on location. Pyramidal, slightly casual form.

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

Height:
18-20 ft.
Flower:
Cluster of red fruit; persistent
Zones:
6-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Compact pyramidal habit
Width:
10-12 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3.5-4.5 in. dark, olive to almost blue-green leaves; slightly wavy
Tags:
bees, birds, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2021

Ilex x koehneana 'Martha Berry' Ilex x koehneana 'Martha Berry' habit
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Ilex x koehneana 'Martha Berry' blooms Ilex x koehneana 'Martha Berry' blooms
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