Ilex opaca – American Holly

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Slow growing holly that is densely pyramidal at youth, but opens up a bit as it matures. Cold hardy but should be protected from strong winter winds. Tolerant of air pollution and air-borne salt. Bright red berries.

Height: 40 - 50 ft
Spread: 20 - 40 ft
Shape: Pyramid
Flower: Inconspicuous
Foliage: Glossy, Green
Fall Color: Evergreen
Species: Ilex - Holly
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9