Gold Coast® English Holly
Ilex aquifolium 'Monvila'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks a-kwi-FO-li-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Add interest to your winter garden and have a fresh supply of holiday greenery for wreaths and garlands. The golden-edged foliage will add a special glow. The English Holly is very shade tolerant and will add light and interest to a woodland understory or a sunny wildlife garden.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Pollenizer, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Variegated Evergreen Foliage|
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