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ILEX aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'

Commonly known as Broad-leaved silver holly


ILEX aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'

 
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  • 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
  • Summer
  • 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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