Ilex coriacea

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Large Gallberry

Aquifoliaceae

Plant Specifics

Size: ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Black
Phenology:Evergreen
Habitats:Wet flatwoods, titi swamps, bogs.

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Occurs naturally at the edges of wooded areas and creates a hedge-like appearance.
Light: Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Organic material (muck), Sand

Wildlife

birdpollinator

Fruits are eaten by birds.

Bees pollinate flowers.