ILEX perado subsp. platyphylla

Commonly known as Canary Island holly, Madeira holly

Very large leathery leaves, stems often black. An excellent coastal hedging plant
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  • Evergreen
    Broadly ovate leaves 10-15cm (4-6in) long.
  • Height
    6-10m (20-33ft)
  • Spread
    7m (23ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ILEX perado subsp. platyphylla


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