SelecTree: Tree Detail
Ilex verticillata 'Chrysocarpa'
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
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.
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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