Ilex aquifolium

£2.50

Holly. The familiar large native shrub with prickly glossy green leaves, which can grow to 10 m (32 ft) high or more. The leaves, fruit and bark have all been used medicinally. Often found as part of ancient mixed hedges. The wood is unusual in that it burns well when green, though it is also valued for inlay work, veneers, musical instruments etc. Also a bee and wildlife plant. Grows almost anywhere, including in deep shade; hardy to -18°C. Stratification: WS12+CS40+WS12. Number of seeds: 20.

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Holly. The familiar large native shrub with prickly glossy green leaves, which can grow to 10 m (32 ft) high or more. The leaves, fruit and bark have all been used medicinally. Often found as part of ancient mixed hedges. The wood is unusual in that it burns well when green, though it is also valued for inlay work, veneers, musical instruments etc. Also a bee and wildlife plant. Grows almost anywhere, including in deep shade; hardy to -18°C. Stratification: WS12+CS40+WS12