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Dahoon Holly (Ilex cassine)
Description: Erect growth habit with smooth, shiny deep-green leaves. not thorny. Female trees bear red berries in winter, which are excellent food for birds. Native.
Size: Typically 20 feet.
Location: Plant at least 20 feet from power lines and 10-16 feet from your house. Requires full sun to part shade. Well suited for wet areas.
Salt tolerance: Medium.
Watering: Water during planting and for one year thereafter. Usually doesn't need additional watering after one year except during a long drought.
Fertilization: Do not fertilize until 6 months after planting. Call 305-248-3311 ext.228 for fertilizing information specific to your tree.
Pruning: Remove tree stake after planting.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:20:21 PM
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