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Ilex Aquifolium

Botanical Name:

Ilex aquifolium

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Insignificant greenish-white fragrant flowers. Need to plant male and female plants.

Fruit

Red, yellow, or orange berries (drupes) 1/4 inch diameter that ripen in fall, persist into winter and are attractive to birds

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Birds

Butterflies

Pollinators

Songbirds

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Celastrales

Family

Aquifoliaceae

Genus

Ilex

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