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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6-20 ft (1.8-6 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Mid-green leaves; orange-red berries into winter

Uses: Foliage contrast Fruit contrast Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 6-10

Description: Native to southeastern and central USA, this upright deciduous shrub, rarely a tree, usually grows 6?20 ft (1.8?6 m) in height but in exceptional cases reaches 30 ft (9 m). It sprouts leaves late in spring which are oval or egg-shaped, scalloped, mid-gree

Growth Habit: Upright habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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