Ilex aquilifolium ‘Pyramidalis’ Ilex

Ilex

Description: Grows from a shrub into a small or medium-size tree with a very densely branching, narrow pyramidal, later broader crown. Glossy green, pointed leaves which are irregularly spiny, white flowers in spring and summer. This cultivar is self-pollinating and is therefore capable of producing a superb crop of bright red berries, even without the presence of a pollinator. 

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 10 years): 3m x 2m

Attributes

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

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