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Youpon Holly

Yaupon Holly Shrubs

Yaupon Holly, Cassina, Ilex vomitoria, is an evergreen shrub, which can grow 12 to 45 feet high, but usually no higher than 25 feet.

The leaves are small and dark green. Flowers are small and white, followed by red berries which stay on the plant into the winter months, unless there are birds around, birds are attracted to the berries.

Growth is dense and plants are widely used as hedges. Heat, drought and cold tolerant plant. Grows in full sun, part shade or shade and water requirements are low, once established.

Yaupon Holly is a larval host to the Henrys Elfin butterfly. Deer resistance is moderate.

Great shrub for the desert Southwest landscape!

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