Ilex opaca (American Holly)

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The American Holly is an evergreen tree that may reach a height of 40 to 60 feet. The tree's leaves are alternating, with spiky serrated and smooth edges. The bark is gray-white in color and splotched or warty in appearance. Late in the spring, little, dull green-white solitary blooms bloom....
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The American Holly is an evergreen tree that may reach a height of 40 to 60 feet. The tree's leaves are alternating, with spiky serrated and smooth edges. The bark is gray-white in color and splotched or warty in appearance. Late in the spring, little, dull green-white solitary blooms bloom.

* American holly is the state tree of Delaware.

* Ilex opaca is a medium-sized broadleaved evergreen tree growing to 10-20 m tall, exceptionally up to 30 m tall, with a trunk diameter typically up to 50 cm, exceptionally 120 cm.

* The Ilex opaca species typically grows as an understory tree in forests. It is rare in the north of its range in southern Connecticut, southeastern New York, and isolated areas of Cape Cod, and always small there. It is abundant further south on the southern coast and in the Gulf states, reaching its greatest size on the bottomlands of southern Arkansas and eastern Texas.

Botanical Name : Ilex opaca

Common Name : American Holly

Height : 40- 50 ft

Spread : 10- 20 ft

Germination Info : Seed requires up to one year warm stratification followed by 90-120 days cold stratification

Hardiness zone : 5-9

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 1625

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