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ilex aquifolium english holly tree seed #A1948
Ilex aquifolium
English Holly
This is the holly that has been immortalized in countless silk and plastic Christmas reproductions.  Evergreen emerald green leaves with creamy borders are serrated and arranged alternately.  Can grow into a 50ft. tree, but this takes a long time as it grows relatively slowly.  Prefers well drained soils, though it can tolerate a range of pH levels in full sun or partial shade.  Red berries appear on female plants in the late fall and persist into winter.  Hardy to -10F (-23.3C); height: 50ft.
#A1948   Packet  $14.00,  Approximately 100 seeds
Ilex aquifolium
English Holly
#A1948B   Bulk seed, 4oz    $75.00
ilex cornuta chinese holly tree seed
Ilex cornuta
Chinese Holly
Leathery, glossy green leaves, tipped with spines make this a difficult plant to work around, but it's a beautiful landscaping plant.  Stems and bark are smooth grey and the female plants bear red berries that remain until late winter.  Bushes are often sheared into hedges or shrubbery borders.  Both male and female plants are needed for fruit.  Can be trained into tree shape.  Hardy to -20F (-28.8C);  height: 10ft.
#A1950   Packet  $10.00,  Approximately 100 seeds
Ilex cornuta
Chinese Holly
#A1950B    Bulk seed, 4oz   $26.00
ilex decidua possumhaw holly tree seed #A3567
Ilex decidua
A native US deciduous holly with a loose rounded growth habit.  Leaves are light green with a light yellow fall color.  Small white flowers appear in the spring followed by  bright orange-red berries on female plants that may persist into the winter.  Prefers a well drained soil in full sun or partial shade.  Usually pollinated by Ilex opaca (see above) in the wild.   Hardy to -20F (-28.8C);  height: 30ft.
#A3567   Packet  $ 16.00,  Approximately 100 seeds

ilex montana mountain holly tree seed #A1951
Ilex montana

Mountain Winterberry (Mountain Holly, Largeleaf Holly)
Bushy, dense deciduous shrub or small tree with smooth grey bark and toothed leaves.  The female plants bear bright orange- red berries which remain on the bush long after the leaves have fallen.  Leaves and fruits are larger than most hollies.  In the wild, the plant is found at altitudes over 5,500ft. growing under other trees.  Good wildlife food plant.  Hardy to -20F (-28.8C);  height: 10ft.
#A1951   Packet  $10.00,  Approximately 100 seeds

ilex opaca american holly tree seed #A1953
Ilex opaca
American Holly
A native American holly.  Conical, slightly pyramidal open growth habit.  LAves are dark green, spiny, slightly leathery in appearance.  Growth is slow.  Small white blooms appear in the spring followed by bright red berries on the female trees.  Both male and female plants mut be present for berry production.  Food for larva of Henry's elfin butterflies.  Truly magnificent tree.  Hardy to -20F (-28.8C);  height: 60ft.
#A1953  Packet   $8.00,  Approximately 100 seeds
ilex verticilata winterberry holly tree seed #AP1955
Ilex verticilata
Winterberry (Black Alder)
Lovely deep green foliage, with the female producing bright red berries that remain long into the winter.  Blooms early.  Both male and female bushes are needed to produce fruit.  Hardy to -20F (-28.8C); height: 6-9ft.
#A1955  Packet   $16.00,  Approximately 100 seeds

ilex vomitoria yaupon holly tree seed #A2967
Ilex vomitoria
Yaupon Holly
Pretty variety with a multitude of uses.  An upright evergreen srub or small tree with grey-green leathery leaves and grey bark.  Eventually develops a distinct vase shape form.  Yaupons can be trained into trees or bonsai,  shaped into topiaries, or make lovely hedges.  Cream colored blooms on female plants mature into bright red berries in the late fall.  (The latin name for the species is derived from the legendary "Black tea" mix made by native Americans as an emetic.) Male and female plants are needed to produce berries.  Hardy to -10F (-23.3C); height: 15ft.
#A2967    Packet   $12.00,  Approximately 100 seeds 


ilex meservae blue girl holly shrub plant #AP2963
Blue Girl Holly

Blue Girl
Ilex meservaea
Shiny dark green foliage with a blue tint.  Creamy white blooms mature into heavy sets of bright red berries.  Vigorous growing, it responds well to pruning.  Hardy to -30F (-34.4C); height: 10ft.
#AP2963    3in. pot   $10.00

Blue Girl Holly

Blue Girl
Ilex meservaea
#AP2963B    Potted seedlings, bundle of 10   $60.00

ilex cornuta nellie r stevens holly tree plant #AP2965
Ilex cornuta 'Nellie R.  Stevens'

Nellie Stevens - Ilex x 'Nellie Stevens'
Female selection with shiny dark green foliage.  Vigorous medium fast growing evergreen.  Great for hedges or borders, it can become a pyramidal shaped tree without shearing. Best variety for warmer climates.  Any Ilex cornuta variety can be used as a pollinizer.  Hardy to -10F (-23.3C); height: 15ft.
#AP2965     Potted seedling     $10.00

Ilex cornuta 'Nellie R. Stevens'
Nellie Stevens
#AP2965B     Potted seedlings, bundle of 10      $70.00
ilex quifolium cornuta mary nell holly tree plant
Ilex aquifolium x cornuta 'Mary Nell'
Mary Nell
Dense compact shrub or small tree with deep green leaves and bright red berries.  Makes a great hedge or screen.  Hardy to 10F (-17.7C);  height: 15ft.
#AP4415      Potted  seedling   $10.00

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