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Ilex purpurea/Purple Holly

Ilex purpurea / Ilex purpurea
Foliage and large prominent berries in autumn
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Foliage and large prominent berries in autumn

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Scientific Name: Ilex purpurea
Common Name: Purple Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink, Purple
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Trees, Fruiting
Comments: Generally a single trunked tree. Male and female plants must be grown if seeds are required. It is reported to have some medicinal qualities.