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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About the Holly Tree?

The holly tree has played a vital role in America's history for many years. Early colonists boiled the tree's pine tops to make a tea for relieving coughs. Holly leaves, with their bright red berri... 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 »

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 dig up a 4-foot holly tree?

PruningPrune the tree to be dug up. Cut the tree width back to 1 foot per inch of trunk thickness. Remove any dead or diseased branches. Generally, holly trees respond best to pruning in the ear... Read More »