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Ilex vomitoria

 
Ilex vomitoria
yaupon holly
Ilex vomitoria
Berries turning orange in late November

Common name yaupon holly
Family aquifolliaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z7-9)
Flowers white (April)
Size 10-20'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, not too dry

Upright-growing broadleaf evergreen popular as a landscape plant in the southeastern United States. Toothed glossy dark-green leaves, orange-red berries ripen in fall, and are a food source for birds. Our two specimens came as part of the landscaping package for our new home, and have done well so far. They have grown quite tall, to the point where I'm starting to consider pruning them. I'll need to do some research before I undertake that...

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston front yard

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