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Common Name: Inkberry

Species Name: Ilex glabra

Family Name: Aquifoliaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Eastern United States
Sun Preference Partial



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 10-foot diameter, 8-foot height
    • Leaves: Leaves are evergreen and thinner than most other hollies, entire or with small teeth near apex



Soil Preference Moist, well-drained, native to swamps
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Many dwarf cultivars available and becoming more popular


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