Ilex meserveae 'Mesdob'

China Boy® Holly

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 China Boy Holly is an upright, densely branching evergreen shrub that with sharp-toothed, glossy dark green leaves.  China Boy is a male cultivar primarily used as a pollenizer for China Girl.   Best planted in moist, slightly acidic well-drained soils.  Hollies are dioecious and need both male and female plants to produce fruit.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

7' - 10'

Spread: 

5’ - 8'

Spacing: 

6’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest:  

Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Water regularly.   Well-drained soils essential.   Potential issues include mites, scale, leaf spot, rot, and mildew.  Susceptible to leaf scorch or drop if not protected from afternoon sun in hotter climates.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensPrivacy Screen, Hedges, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Peony, Astilbe, Hydrangea

 

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