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Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri' /Foster's Holly

Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri'   / Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri'
Narrow leaves with short spines on the leaf margins
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Narrow leaves with short spines on the leaf margins

Produces heavy crop of berries

New spring foliage, flower buds and last year's fruit on plant in early spring

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Scientific Name: Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri'
Common Name: Foster's Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Trees, Fruiting
Comments: Females generally produce a heavy crop of berries and can do so without pollination and fertilization of the ovaries. It has a dense columnar form and dark green leaves.