Holly Days Nursery

American Holly

Size: 6-7'
  • Height: 40 to 60 feet
  • Spread: 10 to 25 feet
  • Light preference: Full sun to partial shade

The American Holly (Ilex opaca) is an evergreen tree. It features glossy, dark green leaves with spiny edges and bright red berries in fall and winter. Thriving in full sun to partial shade and well-drained, acidic soil, it is low-maintenance and resistant to many pests and diseases. Ideal as a specimen tree, hedge, or privacy screen, it adds year-round beauty and seasonal interest to landscapes, while also attracting wildlife.

Size: 6-7'