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Ilex opaca 'Maryland Dwarf' /Maryland Dwarf American Holly

Ilex opaca 'Maryland Dwarf'   / Ilex opaca 'Maryland Dwarf'
Handsome foliage
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Handsome foliage

Dwarf spreading form with typical holly foliage

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Scientific Name: Ilex opaca 'Maryland Dwarf'
Common Name: Maryland Dwarf American Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 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
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This selection is a female cultivar. American hollies are not subject to tea scale as are the oriental species. To keep its low spreading shape, prune the plant in late winter.