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Ilex Cornuta

Botanical Name:

Ilex cornuta

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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

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Small, 4-parted, radial, axillary, dull-white flowers in spring that are 0.2-0.3 in. Male and female flowers are on different plants (dioecious). Fragrant but not showy.

Fruit

1/3 inch fruits are bright to dull-red and berry-like. They are produced on female plants. Fruits persist into winter.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Birds

Pollinators

Songbirds

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Aquifoliales

Family

Aquifoliaceae

Genus

Ilex

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