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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: Insignificant or absent, White in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green, Variegated, Silvery-grey in All seasons
Fruit: Dark-red in Autumn; Dark-red in Winter
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.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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