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PlantFiles: English Holly
Ilex aquifolium 'Pinto'

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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

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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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dave12122 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.

Regional...

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

East Haddam, Connecticut
Brewster, Massachusetts
Reading, Pennsylvania



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