Ilex opaca

American Holly

American Holly is an evergreen tree with a narrow, pyramidal crown and dark green leaves produces red berries on the female plant that ripen in October and persist through the winter. American Holly berries attract birds.

Evergreen with pyramidal form
Bright red fruits persist through winter
Provides food and cover for birds

American Holly Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

15-30 Feet

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Spread:

10-20 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Evergreen
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Specimen
Border or Bed