The Real Ebony Magic Pollenizer? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by ldavis62
September 6, 2004
Re: Ebony Magic Pollenizer

One of your FAQs says: "The Blue Stallions and China Boys won't pollinate your Ebony Magic."

Others say: "You might try one of the male "blue hollies" from the Meserveae group such as Blue Stallion."

Which is the right pollenizer?

Answer from NGA
September 6, 2004
'Ebony Magic' is Ilex x meserveae, one of the Blue or Meserve Hollies. Any male from the blue group will pollinate a female from this same group. Blue holly males include 'Blue Boy', 'Blue Prince', 'Blue Stallion', and 'China Boy'. Hope this clears up any confusion!

Best wishes with your garden.

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