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Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa'

Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa' Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa' Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa' Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa'

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General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Aquifoliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 10 - 15 feet.

Width: 10 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. White.. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Persistent, Yellow Drupe.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet but Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Armillaria.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip or Container.


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 20, 2018.
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