Ilex latifolia /Luster-Leaf Holly

Ilex latifolia  / Ilex latifolia
Foliage and berries of this very tough and hardy coarse textured holly
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Scientific Name: Ilex latifolia
Common Name: Luster-Leaf Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Has bold, coarse-textured, luxuriant foliage that gives this evergreen tree positive presence in the garden. It is used as an espalier, for screens, barriers, accent and as a specimen. It is tolerant to drought conditions. Like all hollies, berries are produced only on female plants. Berries not generally eaten by birds or other wildlife.