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English Holly
Ilex aquifolium 'Pinto'

Family: Aquifoliaceae (a-kwee-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ilex (EYE-leks) (Info)
Species: aquifolium (a-kwee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Pinto

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

Chartreuse/Yellow

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:

4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

East Haddam, Connecticut

Brewster, Massachusetts

Reading, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 7, 2011, dave12122 from East Haddam, CT wrote:

One of the most beautiful variegated hollies, each leaf has yellow sections yet is not gaudy. Appears hardy in Zone 6, best with Wilt-Pruf over the winter and sited out of cold winds. Does not set fruit, grown for the foliage which is outstanding.