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Dahoon HollyIlex cassine

  • Dahoon Holly
An excellent evergreen for use as a hedge, accent tree or screen. Glossy, dark green leaves with white spring flowers and deep red berries in the fall. Foster's Holly #2 is one of the few female hollies that does not require a male pollinator for fruit development.

Hardiness Zones

The dahoon holly can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 7–10. View Map

Tree Type

Growth Speed Medium Growth Rate

This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year.

Sun Preference

Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.

Wildlife Value

The berries are an excellent food source for wildlife including cedar waxwings, mockingbirds, robins, squirrels, and other small mammals.