Ilex krugiana

Krug's holly

Aquifoliaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 20-30 (55) ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color   fruit color      red,purple,black
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Specimen tree.
Propagation: Can be grown from de-pulped seed after the fruit is fully ripe. Clean and plant right away; the seeds do not store well. Plant in a container with at least 2" of soil. Sprinkle soil to just cover the seeds. Place in partial shade. (Copied from IRC website--see acknowledgements)
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Various bird species eat the fruit. Bees pollinate the flowers.
Native Habitats: Rockland hammock, pine rockland. Disturbed areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   10A,10B,11