Oak Leaf Holly
Ilex hybrida “conaf” oak leaf
Hardy Range : 6 – 9B
Mature Height: 18’
Mature Spread: 8'
Growth Rate: 8 years to maturity
Form: Upright and pyramidal
Evergreen: red berries in winter ,emerald green foliage, unique oak-shaped leaf
Soil: clay, sand, loam; acidic; well-drained
Partial sun to full sun
Oak Leaf is the most widely used selection from the Red Holly Series. Developed by Mitch Magee’s Evergreen Nursery in Poplarville, Mississippi. New Growth emerges as a reddish purple.
Vertical growth habit: during the early stages of development (6-8' height). Oak leaf is more columnar then pyramidal.