Are you looking for holly trees for sale? Do you want to know more about different types of holly trees and which ones are the best for your landscape? In this article we will discuss these topics and more about evergreen holly trees for sale.
Types of Holly Trees | The Options
Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'
Growing Zones 7, 8, 9
Mature Size: 10-15 feet tall and wide
This tough holly grows in sun or shade and adapts to just about any soil. Needlepoint hollies are deer resistant and rarely have issues with pests or disease. The red berries add color and interest and attract songbirds This hardy holly is also fast growing, with growth rates up to 3 feet per year. It makes an excellent privacy hedge to block out undesirable sights and keep out unwanted visitors.
Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'
Growing Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Mature Size: 25 feet tall and 10 feet wide
The Nellie Stevens holly has lush foliage and a broad pyramidal shape. Small white flowers emerge in the spring atop the shiny green leaves. Red berries are the star of the show in fall and winter. These large, beautiful holly trees make excellent privacy hedges, but can stand alone in the landscape as well.
Ilex hybrid 'Magland'
Growing Zones 6, 7, 8, 9
Mature Size:18 feet tall and 10 feet wide
The Southern Living Oakland holly tree also makes a nice privacy screen or a pretty anchor for the corners of your home. This tree has unique oakleaf-like foliage which adds some distinctive and attractive flare to your landscape. Pretty orange-red berries are present in winter.
Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'
Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Mature Size: 6 to 8 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide
The sky pencil holly is a small leaved columnar holly tree that is superb for narrow spaces. It looks elegant in entryways and containers. No pruning is needed to maintain the shape of this upright holly.
Ilex crenata 'Steeds'
Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Mature Size: 6 to 8 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide
The Japanese holly tree is no maintenance once established. The Steeds holly has petite white flowers in spring. The shiny, green foliage darkens with age. This evergreen plant has small leaves and dense foliage. It makes a nice hedge, or an anchor or specimen plant.
Holly trees are tough plants that tend to stand up to anything their environment can throw at them. They are excellent landscape specimens for privacy hedges, group plantings, anchors, and focals. There are softer holly trees for homes with pets and children and ones that are more prickly if you want to keep something or someone out. Holly trees can grow in USDA growing zones 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 depending on the variety. Hopefully this list helped you determine the best holly tree for you.
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