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Ilex vomitoria 'Nana' /Dwarf Yaupon

Ilex vomitoria 'Nana'   / Ilex vomitoria 'Nana'
Typical form of dwarf yaupon
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Typical form of dwarf yaupon

Mass planting

Specimen dwarf yaupon

Swan topiary at Disney World in Florida

A beautiful topiary of a swan in Disney World

As as clipped hedge

Can grow to a height of over 5 feet as is this clipped hedge

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Scientific Name: Ilex vomitoria 'Nana'
Common Name: Dwarf Yaupon
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 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
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: High percentage of this cultivar available on the market are male plants and produce no berries. It can become over 8 feet tall and should be pruned or sheared in late winter to keep the height at desired level. It can be severly cut back to rejuvenate overgrown specimens. It is nearly pest free and deer resistant.