Santa's Delight® English Holly

Ilex aquifolium 'Sadezam'

SKU
02396
Deep blue-green leaves are bordered by a wide creamy-white border which changes to pink in fall. Bright red berries complement the foliage and persist well into winter. A male English Holly pollenizer will provide best berry set. A proven winter survivor where similar varieties have failed. Evergreen.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationI-leks a-kwi-FO-li-um
Average Size at MaturityA pyramidal shrub 10 to 12 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage and ornamental berries.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Grows well in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils. Shelter from wind and harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot, dry regions. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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