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ILEX x altaclerensis 'Camelliifolia'

Commonly known as Highclere holly

Pyramidical habit with purple stems and scarlet fruit. Leaves have few spines and are a glossy dark shiny green
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Large, very glossy, elliptical, dark green leaves from purplish shoots. Leaves are almost untoothed and have very few spines.
  • Height
    14m (46ft)
  • Spread
    12-14m (39-46ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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
  • Partial shade

ILEX x altaclerensis 'Camelliifolia'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Excellent for hedging. Vigorous with varied habit
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, leaf miners
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
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14m (46ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  12-14m (39-46ft)
 

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