Botanical name: Ilex aquifolium 'Silver Milkboy'
Other names: English holly 'Silver Milkboy'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Silver Milkboy' _ 'Silver Milkboy' is an upright, rounded small tree or large shrub with evergreen, spiny, curled, dark green, lustrous leaves that have a silver spot in the centre. It has insignificant white flowers from late spring to summer, and then produces a profusion of seedless red berries in winter.
Ilex aquifolium 'Silver Milkboy' is: Evergreen
Flower: White, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Variegated, Silvery-grey, Dark-green in All seasons
Tree shape: Rounded
Toxicity: Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.
Specific diseases: Holly leaf blight
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Ilex aquifolium 'Silver Milkboy' (English holly 'Silver Milkboy' ) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 3.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution
Cultivation: Grow in free-draining, humus-rich soil in full sun.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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