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Question: Purchased HONEY MAID BLUE Holly. This one didn't say it needed male/female to make berries.(other ones did) Does it? & which one compatible?

Answer: Ilex x meserveae 'Honey Maid' is a female blue holly and will need a male blue holly for cross pollination and heavy berry set. Choose Blue Stallion or Blue Prince as a companion and plant it within 100 feet of your Honey Maid. Enjoy your new hollies!

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