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ILEX x koehneana 'Chestnut Leaf'

Commonly known as Holly

Purple new growth and thick leathery green leaves edged with spiny teeth. Red fruits
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£15.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2019
  • Evergreen - oblong to elliptic, light green leaves 8-12cm (3-5in) long
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - narrowly conical shrub with olive-green twigs
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - female form. I. aquifolium x I. latifolia. Large, red berries when pollinated by male. Wildlife plant - insects, birds
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids (on young shoots), scale insects, leaf miners, Phytophthora root rot
  • Place of origin - garden origin. France.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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7m (23ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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