February 1, 2023
Ilex Aquifolium - Argentea Marginata, Silver-margined Holly

Ilex Aquifolium - Argentea Marginata, Silver-margined Holly

Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’, Silver-margined Holly is part of the Aquifoliaceae family of plants. Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’ is an evergreen tree. It has spiny leaves that are bi-colored in cream and green. It flowers in spring. The flowers are small and white. It produces berries during fall and winter.

Grow it in full sun or partial shade, but it will do better in the sun. Plant it in moist well-drained soil. Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’ fruits are not edible. This tree can grow up to 12m or 38ft tall. They also use it for hedging. Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings. Watch out for leaf blight, aphids, and scale insects.

Ilex Aquifolium - Argentea Marginata, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex Aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex Aquifolium - Argentea Marginata, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex Aquifolium - Argentea Marginata, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex Aquifolium - Argentea Marginata, Silver-margined Holly
Ilex Aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’, Silver-margined Holly

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