Ilex opaca × attenuata ‘Savannah’ (EYE-lex o-PAY-kuh)
Evergreen Sun to part shade Height 15 - 30 feet Spread 10 - 15 feet Spacing 8 - 12 feet
HABIT: Moderate upright and pyramidal growth, medium green spiny leaves. Lots of red berries in winter.
CULTURE: Easy in any well-drained soil. Turns yellow and chlorotic when fertilized with synthetic salt fertilizers.
USES: Small specimen garden tree, border, or evergreen background.
PROBLEMS: Few; leaf miners occasionally.
NOTES: Good small evergreen tree. Is beginning to be used often.