How do i raise a common holly tree?

Answer Starting OutThere are over 400 varieties of hollies (Ilex) to choose from--deciduous or evergreen, and they come in a wide variety of sizes. American holly (Ilex opaca) is the traditional Christmas... Read More »

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Facts on the Holly Tree?

American holly (Ilex opaca) trees are a member of the Aquifoliaceae family and serve a variety of uses. These trees work well for hedges, along the edges of parking lots, as a residential ornamenta... Read More »

How do I identify a holly tree?

HeightThe American holly may grow up to 50 feet tall, but most varieties (including the White holly, Yule holly and Evergreen holly) remain within the 15- to 25-foot range. Some small landscaping v... Read More »

How do I transplant a holly tree?

Choose a location that receives full sun, has well-drained soil and provides protection from wind. Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball and as deep as the root ball is long. Dig the holly tree... Read More »

How do i care for a holly tree?

Plant WellPlant your holly tree in fertile soil that is well drained and slightly acidic. Choose an area that will not be heavily cultivated, because the root system is susceptible to disruption. M... Read More »