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Ilex cassine/Cassine Holly

Ilex cassine / Ilex cassine
Narrow willow-like leaves
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Narrow willow-like leaves

Narrow leaves on this evergreen holly

Upright growing holly with fine textured foliage

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Scientific Name: Ilex cassine
Common Name: Cassine Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Beautiful red fruit on female plants in late fall and winter. It has a broad, dense, upright form when grown in full sunlight. This native makes a nice specimen, particularly in a tub or container, is good in naturalistic plantings and provide food for wildlife.