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
Foliage:Glossy, Green
Fall Color:Evergreen
Species:Ilex - Holly
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9