SelecTree: Tree Detail
WEEPING YAUPON HOLLY
Ilex vomitoria 'Pendula'
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 10 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. White. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Persistent, Red Drupe.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 3 - 9 and 11 - 24; H1, H2.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Scales, Leaf Miner, Mites and Aphids, Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Attracts Birds and Mammals.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip, Screen or Container.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ilex vomitoria 'Pendula' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 20, 2018.
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