Cotton Easter Holly - Knowledgebase Question

Bloomfield, Io
Question by peterjay
April 15, 2010
Is this bird safe for them to eat. Do you need male & female to get berries.


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Answer from NGA
April 15, 2010

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The berries of both cotoneaster (pyracantha) and holly (Ilex) are safe for birds to eat. In fact, they love them! Holly plants need both a male and a female in the neighborhood in order to develop berries. Cotoneaster does not.

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