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Holly - Japanese Deciduous (Ilex  Serrata)

 Holly - Japanese Deciduous (Ilex Serrata) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
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HOLLY - JAPANESE DECIDUOUS (ILEX SERRATA) -

DECIDUOUS TREE with thick, grey, fleshy BARK and small LEAVES, similar to apple or cherry leaves in SHAPE, which turn to orange/red in autumn. They may produce red, yellow or white berries if fertilized by a male tree.

STYLE : best suited to all styles, except possibly broom.

WARNING : Berries will only form on a female tree if there is a male tree present to fertilize it.


Care Info

HOLLY - JAPANESE DECIDUOUS (ILEX SERRATA) -

REPOT : Every 2-3 years in spring, less frequently, as required, for older, larger trees.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic. PRUNE : Autumn/early spring before new growth. Hard prune in summer to regenerate growth on weak branches.

PINCH : Remove all new unwanted SHOOTS while still tender. Trim to SHAPE throughout summer.

WATER : Water well in growing season and keep moist in winter. Spray regularly in warm weather.

FEED : BALANCED FEED every 2 weeks in summer. Nitrogen free in autumn.

WARNING : Berries will only form on a female tree if there is a male tree present to fertilize it.





Bonsai Videos for Holly - Japanese Deciduous (Ilex Serrata) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Video 1 for Holly - Japanese Deciduous (Ilex  Serrata) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Ilex serrata deadwoodstyling part1.

Video 2 for Holly - Japanese Deciduous (Ilex  Serrata) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Ilex serrata bonsai.

Video 3 for Holly - Japanese Deciduous (Ilex  Serrata) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Ilex Serrata by John Brocklehurst.



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