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Ilex aquifolium 'JC van Tol' (Holly 'JC van Tol')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
4m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ilex aquifolium 'JC van Tol'

Other names

Holly 'JC van Tol'

Genus

Ilex Ilex

Species

I. aquifolium 'JC van Tol' - I. aquifolium 'JC van Tol' is a small evergreen tree or shrub. Leaves are dark green and shiny, without the typical Ilex spines. Red berries are produced in autumn and winter.


Ilex aquifolium 'JC van Tol' is: Evergreen

Tree shape

Rounded to broadly spreading

Toxicity

Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Scale insects Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Scale insects

Holly leaf blight Holly leaf blight

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Ilex aquifolium 'JC van Tol' (Holly 'JC van Tol') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist, free-draining, humus-rich soil in full sun to partial shade.

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Ilex aquifolium 'JC van Tol'

Other names

Holly 'JC van Tol'

Genus

Ilex Ilex

Species

I. aquifolium 'JC van Tol' - I. aquifolium 'JC van Tol' is a small evergreen tree or shrub. Leaves are dark green and shiny, without the typical Ilex spines. Red berries are produced in autumn and winter.

Foliage

Evergreen

Tree shape

Rounded to broadly spreading

Toxicity

Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Scale insects

Specific diseases

Holly leaf blight

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ilex aquifolium 'JC van Tol' (Holly 'JC van Tol') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist, free-draining, humus-rich soil in full sun to partial shade.

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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