Foster Holly (Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster') in the Ilex Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 20 to 30 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Fragrant
Other: Female
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Holly of the Year 2006
Parentage: Sport of: Fosteri

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