Gold Coast® English Holly

Ilex aquifolium 'Monvila'

SKU
4305
A small evergreen shrub that holds many branches of dense, small, toothy, dark green leaves heavily edged in bright golden yellow. This male form has no berries but will act as a pollenizer for other female English holly varieties. Use to brighten the landscape as a hedge, foundation plant, or landscape accent.
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Botanical PronunciationI-leks a-kwi-FO-li-um
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasAdd 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Pollenizer, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureVariegated 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.

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