Ilex Aquifolium – English Holly Cone
An attractive decorative Ilex aquifolium (common English Holly) bush in a natural looking cone shape.Available in 200/250 cm and 250/300 cm.
Ilex Aquifolium (English Holly) is an ideal topiary plant because of its slow growth and low maintenance requirements. Ilex Aquifolium is a hardy shrub that can grow almost anywhere except in extremely wet conditions. Common English holly, Ilex aquifolium, is the most popular holly species grown in British gardens and is widely used for decorations at Christmas
Holly is dioecious, which means there are separate male and female plants. The white flowers which appear in May are pollinated by insects and berries appear on female plants by late November. Holly berries are a good winter food source for birds. However, holly berries are mildly toxic to humans, causing vomiting and diarrhoea if eaten.