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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Glossy dark green leaves; black berries

Uses: Foliage contrast Fruit contrast Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 3-9

Description: This erect, evergreen shrub from eastern North America has a spread and height of 10 ft (3 m). Its glossy dark green leaves are inversely lance- or egg-shaped, almost smooth-edged, but slightly toothed near the apex of the leaf. The berries are round and

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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

Duration: Perennial

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