Ebony Magic Holly's Match Maker - Knowledgebase Question

Newport Beach, CA
Question by thucucdo
July 1, 2001
Which male holly can match with ebony magic holly and it have same leave'shape?
Give me the height and how far it should be plant?
How many male for a female?
Thank you.

Answer from NGA
July 1, 2001


Ebony Male is the mate for your Ebony Magic female holly. Usually one male in the vicinity of 3-4 females is all it takes for berries to form. Ebony Magic (and Ebony Male) usually attain a mature height of 8'-12' with a width of 6'-8'. Provide at least that much room between your plants so they can reach their full potential. Insects will transfer pollen from plants within a reasonable distance from one another. I have hollies about 50' away from each other in my yard and they produce berries every year.

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