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Oakland Oak Leaf Holly Trees for Sale Online
The Oakland Holly is an easy-to-grow evergreen holly noted for its handsome dark green foliage and eye-catching orange-red berries. The Holly Ilex is ideal for those in search of a pyramidal tree that requires minimal pruning.
This relatively new evergreen holly variety from the Southern Living Plant Collection makes for beautiful holiday decor and adds a bit of winter interest to your yard. However, it is important to note that the red fruits are poisonous to people and pets. Crimson or burgundy colored new growth is an interesting feature of this oak-shaped-leaf holly. Best planted in early spring, the Oakland Holly can grow in a variety of environments from full sun to partial shade, and is ideal for growing zones 6-9.
In addition to its use for decoration and visual appeal, the Oakland Holly tree can also double in use as a hedge planting. If you're looking for a unique way to privacy screening, take a look at these evergreen shrubs, which can reach 15-20 feet tall at maturity.
Another approach to displaying these festive evergreens clustering the trees for use as hedges or for use as a corner planting in your garden. To add a level of symmetry to the garden, clusters can be used at the ends or middle of shrub borders. Shrub borders tend to be uniform in height, but by adding clusters of larger evergreen trees you bring variations in height as well as a sense of permanence to the garden.
|Mature Height:||15 to 20 feet|
|Mature Width:||12 to 15 feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|Foliage Color:||Dark green|
|Growth Form:||Upright pyramidal|
|Soil Conditions:||Very tolerant of most soil conditions, likes acidity|