Savannah HollyIlex x attenuata 'Savannah'
The Savannah Holly is grown a large shrub or small tree depending on how it is pruned. It is a hybrid cultivar famous for its large crop of bright red berries during the winter months. It has a rough pyramid shape and attractive light bark.
Use and Management
Savannah Holly is a fast growing plant making attractive hedges and screens in just a matter of a few years. It is a good street tree and is often used in urban areas. Use as a specimen plant or as background for other shrubs, or to create small groves. Due to the heavy set of berries, the leaves may sometimes turn yellowish indicating a need for additional fertilizer. The berries attract birds in late winter.
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