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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
description:
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.

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

usage:
Specimen or hedging plant.

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

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