Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata Pendula’

Family: Aquifoliaceae

Countries: England, Europe, Germany, Greece, Italy, Scotland, United Kingdom, Wales

Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata Pendula’ is a female holly, with beautiful, glossy, dark green, spiny leaves, which feature a beautiful cream variegation to their leaf margins.  If there’s a male holly nearby, this cultivar produces red berries in autumn and winter.  Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata Pendula’ is a slow growing holly, it forms a small tree or a large shrub with an attractive weeping habit that’s not usually seen in hollies.

Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata Pendula’ grows best when planted in a position that enjoys full sun or partial shade, this holly will flourish in any soil, as long as it’s well drained.

Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata Pendula’ is a great choice of plant for small gardens, if you’re thinking of purchasing this tree, do please remember that this particular holly is a slow growing form, which grows to a maximum height of around 2.5-3m (8-10ft) and 1.5-2m (5-6.5ft) wide.  This is a slow growing plant, a small specimen will take many years to attain this size.

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