Ilex integra /Mochi Tree

Ilex integra   / Ilex integra
Foliage with minute marginal spines
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Foliage with minute marginal spines


Foliage clustered toward tips of branches

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Scientific Name: Ilex integra
Common Name: Mochi Tree
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: The cooked leaves are supposedly edible, but are only eaten at last resort to starve off absolute starvation.