Ilex x attenuata
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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
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East Palatka Holly
|Size:||20-25 ft tall by 20 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Self-fertile hybrid.|
|Habitats:||Freshwater and brackish marshes.|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen plant. Plant where its shiny green foliage and bright red fruits can be seen.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods|
|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|
Fruits are eaten by birds.
Bees visit the flowers, but all plants are female. This is apparently one of the few hollies where females will produce fruits without the presence of a male holly.