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Ilex x meserveae 'Mesdob/Mesog'

CHINA TWINS HOLLY

Buy China Twins Holly online. This is a male and female planted side by side, and it is a combination of China Boy and China Girl. A quick growing selection that has one of the best berry sets of any holly. Growth habit is a dense, upright and rounded form to 10 feet wide. It shears well so it can be kept much smaller, and is useful as a shaped hedge.

Height:

8-10 Feet

Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ilex is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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