Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’

('Needlepoint', Chinese Holly)


$29.99


Hardiness Zones:

 7a  7b  8a  8b  9a

Quick Overview:

Year-round interest shrub. Valued for its delicate, narrow, twisted leaves and heavy crop of bright red fruit that lasts through winter. Performs well as a lush screen, border, accent or foundation plant. Heat and drought tolerant. Evergreen.

Description

Best in locations protected from cold winter winds. Part afternoon shade is best in hot summer climates. Avoid poorly drained soils. Good tolerance for heat and periods of drought. Prune in winter if needed. Plants of this species are dioecious (separate male and female plants). Female plants need a male pollinator in the area in order to bear fruit.

Additional information

Common Name

'Needlepoint', Chinese Holly

Botanical Name

Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

12 ft.

Width

10 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Spring

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

Berry Color

red

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