Possumhaw Holly

Possumhaw Holly

Companion Items/
Varieties

 

 'Dwarf Yaupon Holly'

 'Yaupon Holly'

 'Foster Holly'

'Dazzler Holly'

'Nellie R. Stevens Holly'

'Dwarf Burford Holly'

Common Name: Possumhaw Holly
Botanical Name: Ilex decidua
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4
AHS Heat Zone: 9 to 3
Light Requirements: Full Sun; Partial Shade
Water Usage: Low
Soil Type:  Well-Drained
Height:  15 ft.
Spread:  10 ft.
Season of Bloom: April
Bloom Color: White
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Native TX Plant: Native
Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies

        The female possumhaw will add brilliant red color to the winter landscape with its showy berries. It is ideal as a specimen for a small area or as an accent with other plants. Its leaves are similar to yaupon holly. Birds and wildlife love the ripe berries.