Ilex x meserveae 'China Boy'

Holly

Used to decorate many a home in winter, these are perhaps the most popular of all ornamental berry plants. Their showy berries often last for several months and attract birds. Most compact and fruitful in sun, Hollies will tolerate shade. On many Hollies, fruit is produced on female plants and pollen on male plants. To ensure plentiful fruit, plant both sexes near each other. They range from 1-foot dwarves to 50-foot trees. Useful as a hedge, barrier or background plant. Bugs can cause problems, but diseases are rare.
Ilex x meserveae, Holly
Lustrous, dense, deep blue-green foliage graces this hardy grower, which reaches 8 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide. This male plant makes a good pollinator.

Attributes - Ilex x meserveae 'China Boy'

Plant Type: Shrub

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 8 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Mealybugs, Scales.

Related Plants

Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens', Ilex 'Sparkleberry', Ilex aquifolium 'Echo', Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii Nana', Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda', Ilex crenata, Ilex decidua, Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Girl', Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess', Ilex x meserveae 'China Girl', Ilex x meserveae 'Golden Girl', Ilex opaca, Ilex perado, Ilex pernyi, Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow', Ilex verticillata 'Harvest Red', Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red', Ilex verticillata x serrata 'Sparkleberry', Ilex vomitoria 'Pendula', Ilex vomitoria 'Schellings Dwarf'
 
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