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Yaupon Holly
Ilex vomitoria 'Bordeaux'

Family: Aquifoliaceae (a-kwee-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ilex (EYE-leks) (Info)
Species: vomitoria (vom-ih-TOR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bordeaux

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Dark/Black

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

New Orleans, Louisiana

Vacherie, Louisiana

Raleigh, North Carolina

Morristown, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 3, 2010, dstemple from Morristown, TN wrote:

I bought about eight of these in one gallon pots three years ago, put them in the ground and watered during the first few months. After that, I did not water at all. They have weathered the droughts beautifully. I went looking for some more but were unable to get them where I got the first ones but went to another local nursery who told me that they didn't carry them because they weren't zoned for us. I live in zone 7A. They grow in a natural round form, require no supplemental watering or fertilizing and have tripled their size. I highly recommend these lovely shrubs.