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Highclere Holly

Ilex x altaclerensis

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Aquifoliales
Family:
Aquifoliaceae (Holly)
Also in this family:
Type:
Evergreen shrub
Maximum Size:
6 metres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, parkland, roadsides, wasteland, woodland.

Flower:
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White, 4 petals
 
Clusters of white flowers. Pollinated by bees.
Fruit:
Orange or red berries.
Leaves:
An evergreen tree or shrub with tough, glossy leaves, each leaf being anything up to 10cm long. The edges of the leaves have a few spines but they are often spineless altogether.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Similar Species:
Distribution Map

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