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ILEX x altaclerensis 'Golden King'

Commonly known as Highclere holly

Female, gold edged leaf
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£14.00 each
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Any 3+ £12 each

 

  • Evergreen - oblong to ovate, spine-toothed or entire leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - compact form. Produces few reddish brown berries ripening to red.
  • 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 - ultimate size in 20-50 years
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, leaf miners.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. (I. aquifolium x I. perado).
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold 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 -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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