China Boy® Meserve Holly
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 8-12'Mature Width - 8-10'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small white flowers in late April; male plants slightly showier.Fruit - Bright red shiny fruit, 0.33" diameter.Leaf - Fall Color - Leathery leaves are evergreen leaves, berries are red and quite showyBark - Stout, often with slight ridges, reddish purple.Other Features - MALE form - pollinator for ‘China Girl’. Leaf margins turn under, giving a ‘cupping’ effect to the leaves;Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Excellent cold hardiness, probably in the range of -20F. Also has good heat tolerance.Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Holly.- Other plants of the family Aquifoliaceae.- Other plants of the genus Ilex.- Other plants of the species Ilex x meserveae.