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Deciduous Holly (Ilex decidua)

Scientific Name: Ilex decidua
Available Size: 2-3′

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Description

Type: Deciduous shrub

Family: Aquifoliaceae

Height: 7-15 feet

Spread: 5-12 feet

Native Range: Southeastern and Central US, 

Type: Deciduous shrub

Family: Aquifoliaceae

Height: 7-15 feet

Spread: 5-12 feet

Native Range: Southeastern and Central US, 

Site Requirements:

Soil: adaptable

Water: medium

Sunlight needs: full sun to part shade

Tolerates: clay soil, air pollution

Landscape use: Rain garden

Brief Description: Easily grown in average medium moisture soils, with some tolerance for wet conditions. Dioecious, upright shrub with spreading rounded crown and glossy dark green leaves. Commonly called possum haw.

Wildlife Benefits: Fruits provide food source for wildlife

Possible Problems: No serious disease or insect problems, but occasional issues with elaf spot and powdery mildew.

Stand out Features: Female plants have small orange red berries that persist through winter.

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