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botanical name:
Ilex x koehneana 'Chestnut Leaf'
Ilex x koehneana 'Chestnut Leaf' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Holly
family:  Aquifoliaceae
characteristics: tree, evergreen
height: 10.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Strong growing large shrub or small tree with distinctive large glossy leaves edged with strong spiny teeth, giving an appearance reminiscent of a Sweet Chestnut. Female cultivar producing bright red berries.

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

Specimen or hedging plant.

other notes:
Originated in France, a hybrid of Ilec aquifolium x Ilex latifolia.
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