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ILEX aquifolium 'Pyramidalis'

Commonly known as Common holly

Self-fertile, narrowly conical, upright, female form
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.00 each
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Any 3+ £12 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic, entire to few-spined, bright green leaves 6-8cm (2½-3in) long.
  • Cream
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree with yellow-green stems. Produces 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - ultimate size in 20-50 years. Form of the native holly. Wildlife plant - birds, insects. Conical form can be maintained into maturity by trimming.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, leaf miners
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • 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 -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile, humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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