Ilex aquifolium ‘Aurea Marginata’ Ilex

Ilex

Description: Small to medium size tree with densely branched, broad pyramidal crown. Features spiny glossy green leaves with distinctive showy yellow leaf margins. A female form producing ample fruit and interesting purple stems.Prefers moist but well-drained soil and tolerates either acidic or calcareous soil. Also suitable for use as a wide hedge. 

Ilex Growing Tips: Thrive in almost any well drained soil, in shade or sun. Most are tolerant of urban pollution and coastal conditions.

Height and Spread (after 20 years): 3m x 2m

Attributes

  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Can be hard pruned

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