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ILEX aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'

Commonly known as Broad-leaved silver holly

Female, silver variegated
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£14.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12 each

  • Evergreen - large, broadly oval, spiny leaves to 7cm (3in) long, purplish pink when young.
  • Height - 15m (49ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging - suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Tree - cream-streaked green stems. Abundant bright red berries.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - for best leaf colour.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - birds, insects
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects and leaf miners
  • Place of origin - western and southern Europe, northern Africa, western Asia.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver variegated -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Narrowly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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