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EvergreenBroadly ovate leaves 10-15cm (4-6in) long.
HedgeIdeal for hedging
Tall ShrubOr small tree
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy 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)
ILEX perado subsp. platyphylla
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Additional FeaturesBerriesThese plants have berries.Pests & DiseasesScale insects, leaf miners.Place of originCanary Islands, Azores
Garden Location/ConditionsCoastal / windsweptIn milder coastal areas
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Tree ShapeBroadly columnar