AWARD

ILEX x koehneana 'Chestnut Leaf'

Commonly known as Holly

Purple new growth and thick leathery green leaves edged with spiny teeth. Red fruits
Further Reading....
  • 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

ILEX x koehneana 'Chestnut Leaf'

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£17.50 each 
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  • 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
  • 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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7m (23ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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