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botanical name:
Ilex aquifolium 'Silver Milkmaid'
Ilex aquifolium 'Silver Milkmaid' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Holly
synonyms:  Ilex aquifolium 'Silver King'
family:  Aquifoliaceae
characteristics: tree, evergreen
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Dense, upright, slow-growing shrub or small tree. Wavy, spiny dark green leaves with bold creamy white centres. Female form, with small white flowers in early summer later followed by red berries.

Most reasonable, moist, well drained soils in sun or part shade. Quite tolerant of dry conditions once established.

other notes:
Old British cultivar, originated about 1820.
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