American Holly (Ilex opaca 'Maryland Dwarf') in the Ilex Database

Also sold as:
Maryland Spreader

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet (60-90 cm)
Plant Spread: 8 to 10 feet (2.5-3 m) at 10 years
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Other: Female
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Pollinators: Wasps
Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Holly of the Year 2016

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