American Holly

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
Average shipping height: 1'– 2'
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  • Potted - 1 Gallon Container
    1' - 2'
    Member Price $49.99
    Reg. Price $59.99
  • Potted - Pint (4-Pack)
    ½' - 1 ½'
    Member Price $59.99
    Reg. Price $69.99
  • Potted - Pint (8-Pack)
    ½' - 1 ½'
    Member Price $99.99
    Reg. Price $119.99
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With its spiny dark green leaves and bright red berries, this evergreen tree is easily recognizable and will add color interest to your yard all year long. The American holly is native to the eastern and central United States – it is frequently found in forests, woodlands, and even coastal dune areas. When given enough space to grow, the American holly will become a beautiful specimen plant.

  • Produces bright red or orange fruits 
  • Works great as a privacy screen or hedge
  • Is native to eastern and central U.S
  • When used in landscaping, the mature height will range 15'- 30'; when planted in the wild or a large open space, the mature height can reach 40'- 50'
The American Holly Grows in zones 5 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality

Scientific Name

Ilex opaca

Shipping Height

1'– 2'

Mature Height

15' – 30'

Mature Spread

10' – 20'

Growth Speed




Sun Preference

Partial Sun/Shade, Full Sun

Soil Preference

Acidic, Well Drained, Moist

Wildlife Value

The berries are an excellent food source for wildlife including cedar waxwings, mockingbirds, robins, squirrels, and other small mammals.

Planting Instructions

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