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Ilex cornuta


Order: Celastrales
   Family: Aquifoliaceae
            Genus: Ilex
                        Specie: Ilex cornuta

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6-12 ft (1.8-3.5 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Dark green, oblong, spiny leaves; large red berries

Uses: Foliage contrast Fruit contrast Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 6-10

Description: Native to China and Korea, this dense, evergreen, rounded shrub has a height and spread of 6?12 ft (1.8?3.5 m). Its oblong leaves are dark green with variable spines. The large red berries are long lasting. ?Burfordii? is a free-fruiting, female fo

Growth Habit: Dense rounded habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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