Possumhaw Holly

Scientific Name Ilex decidua
Plant Type Ornamental Tree
Mature Height 20'
Plant Spread 15'
Flower Color Small White
Bloom Time Spring
Character Deciduous
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Requirement Low
Wildlife Value Birds, Butterflies, Mammals
Uses Specimen, Screen, Hedge
Consider Combining with Treat as a specimen or border plant. Plant with Henry Deulberg Salvia and/or perennial grasses.
Texas Native Yes
Description Glossy dark green leaves drop in Fall, revealing (in female specimens) brilliant orange to red berries which provide interest through Winter and food for wildlife.
Possumhaw Holly Photo
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