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Plants Matching ilex opaca

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly)

American holly is an elegant evergreen tree that's ideal for home landscapes. Its dense branching, pyramidal habit and smooth gray bark are only a few of the appealing attributes of this broadleaf evergreen. Wild specimens grow in forests across the eastern half of the United States, from Maine to Texas, and are particularly common from the Appalachian Piedmont to the Atlantic coastal plain.

The spiny, oval leaves of American holly are stiff and dull, dark green. Cultivars tend to have slightly...

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Mark A. Miller

(Albert Pride American Holly, American Holly, Male American Holly)

The vigorous American holly, 'Albert Pride', grows vigorously to form a dense, upright pyramidal habit. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A male selection, 'Albert Pride' does not produce fruits but bears tiny white flowers in spring that bees visit. This cultivar supplies the pollen needed for any nearby female American...

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Amy American Holly)

Crimson berries don the boughs of the Amy American holly in fall and winter. It grows vigorously to form a dense, upright pyramidal habit. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Amy' produces tiny white flowers in spring that bees visit. Pollen from nearby male holly trees is necessary for any berry...

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Anet American Holly )

A Theodore Klein introduction, brilliant red berries grace the boughs of the 'Anet' in fall and winter. This handsome American holly grows vigorously to form a dense, upright pyramidal habit. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Anet' produces tiny white flowers in spring that bees visit. Pollen from...

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Arlene Leach American Holly)

Scarlet to dark orange-red berries don the boughs of the Arlene Leach American holly in fall and winter. It grows vigorously to form a billowy, upright pyramid of satin-glossy, medium green to dark yellow-green foliage. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Arlene Leach' produces tiny white flowers...

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Beautiful Ohio American Holly)

Deep, orange-red berries don the boughs of the 'Beautiful Ohio' in fall and winter. It grows vigorously to form a dense, upright pyramid of satin-glossy, medium green to dark olive-green foliage. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Beautiful Ohio' produces tiny white flowers in spring that bees visit....

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Betty Nevison American Holly)

Yellow berry clusters adorn the limbs of the slow-growing, almost semi-dwarf American holly, 'Betty Nevison', in fall and winter. It eventually forms a dense, upright pyramid of satin-glossy, medium green foliage on gray-barked branches. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Betty Nevison' produces...

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Big Mack American Holly)

A Theodore Klein introduction, vivid red berries grace the boughs of the Big Mack American holly in fall and winter. It grows vigorously to form a dense, upright pyramid of satin-glossy, medium olive-green foliage. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States, and Klein encountered and selected this cultivar in Frankfort, Kentucky. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants....

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Bittersweet American Holly)

Electric crimson-red berries festoon the boughs of the Bittersweet American holly in fall and winter. It grows vigorously to form a dense, upright pyramid of satin-glossy, dark green foliage. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Bittersweet' produces tiny white flowers in spring that bees visit. Pollen...

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Mark A. Miller

(American Holly, Bountiful American Holly)

Bright, clear red berries abundantly adorn the limbs of the Bountiful American holly in fall and winter. It grows slowly but vigorously to form a compact, symmetrical, upright pyramid of satin-glossy, dark olive-green foliage. The species is a broadleaf evergreen tree native to the central and southeastern portions of the United States. As with most hollies, it is dioecious, meaning that male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. A female selection, 'Bountiful' produces tiny white flowers...