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Common Name: Chinese Holly

Species Name: Ilex cornuta

Family Name: Aquifoliaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin China
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Scale



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 15-foot diameter, 13-foot height
    • Leaves: Simple, alternate, evergreen, short-stalked, 1-4 inches long, 1-3 inches wide, oblong-rectangular, 3 spines at apex, 1-2 spines on



Soil Preference Adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Heat tolerant, pH adaptable, one of the toughest broad-leaf evergreens for Oklahoma


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