A prickly evergreen producing abundant berries in the Winter. A steady grower which holds up well in windy and exposed areas. Likes both wet and dry, shady and exposed sites. Can also be used for hedging. Expect a height of 4m after 10 years, 6m after 20 years and a final height of 20m.
If you are interested in older and taller holly trees then click ORNAMENTAL HOLLY (opens in a new window)
Holly Berries for Ilex aquifoliumAlthough both sexes of plant produce flowers, it is only the female plant that produce berries. Roughly 80% of the Ilex aquifolium bushes we sell online are female.
Feeding Or Fertilizing
This is a task that can easily be over done. Any nitrogen based fertilizer will do such as 20:20:10 but the longer lasting ones which take 18/24 months are better as they are regulated by the weather and moisture therefore release slowly.
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £1000 can be discounted by contacting us on 0800 043 1057
Do I Need To Stake My Shrubs?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
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