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Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda' /Dwarf Chinese Holly

Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'   / Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'
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Low hedge planting

Close-up image of typical Chinese holly foliage showing the prominent stiff spines

Low border planting

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Scientific Name: Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'
Common Name: Dwarf Chinese Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Compact, dense, and mounded holly. Flowers and fruit only on female plants and not as plentiful and showy and some other hollies. Subject to scale, spider mites and leaf miners. Foliage used for decorations.