Aspire Holly is a large evergreen shrub with a pronounced conical shape and dark green foliage. If pollinated, the inconspicuous female flowers give way to abundant red berries that can persist well into winter. Best planted inmoist, slightly acidic well-drained soils. Hollies are dioecious and need both male and female plants to produce fruit.
15' - 20'
8’ - 10'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
6 - 8
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water regularly. Well-drained soils essential. Potential issues include mites, scale, leaf spot, rot, and mildew. Susceptible to leaf scorch or drop if not protected from afternoon sun in hotter climates.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings,Borders, Woodland Gardens, Wildlife Gardens,Privacy Screen, Hedges, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.
COMPANION PLANTS: Blueberry, Pieris, Astilbe
IMAGE: Photos by Moon's Tree Farm, Aspire Holly
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.