Planting Holly Bushes For Berries - Knowledgebase Question

Anderson, IN
Question by kweist
April 7, 2004
How close do I need to plant a "boy" holly bush to a "girl" in order to get berries?


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Answer from NGA
April 7, 2004

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The plants can be quite far away, as long as they're in sight of one another (makes it easier for the pollinating insects to visit both). I have hollies 150' from one another and the female reliably produces berries each year.

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