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Ilex aquifolium: English Holly Seeds

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Ilex aquifolium: English Holly Seeds

Zones: 5 to 10
Mature Height: 35 feet
Mature Spread: 20 feet

The English Holly has shiny, thick dark green leaves with fragrant white flowers. Produces small red berries. Commonly used as a holiday decoration. Native to Europe and northern Africa. This small ornamental tree provides interest in a winter garden.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the English Holly has a moderate growth rate. It grows up to 35 feet in height and 20 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 10. This is a hardy, tough and adaptable tree.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours
Stratification: Warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: Sow seed 3/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed.
Other: seedlings need shade for their first year, sporadic germination will occur over a 2-3 year period

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.

If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.