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ILEX x attenuata 'Sunny Foster'

Commonly known as Topal holly

Small leaves, bronze at first. Turning yellow in summer. Red berries in autumn
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - obovate-lance-shaped, glossy, yellow leaves 3-8cm (1¼-3in) long, variably spine-toothed
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub - forms a slow-growing pyramid. Produces red berries 6mm (¼in) across
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - for best colour
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - I. cassine x I opaca. Not suitable for cold, exposed sites or chalky soils
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids on young shoots. Scale insects, leaf miners
  • Place of origin - garden origin from a natural hybrid
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Tree Shape - Conical
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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