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Other common names
Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Variegata' Ilex � altaclerensis 'Variegata'
Ilex can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs and trees with often spiny leaves, small white flowers (male and female usually on separate plants) and, on female plants, showy berries in autumn
Aquifoliaceae / Aquifoliaceae
'Argentea Marginata' is a medium-sized evergreen tree of conical outline, with spiny, undulate leaves boldly edged with cream and tinged pink when young. Flowers small, dull white; berries bright red
Toxicity Berries may cause mild stomach upset if ingested
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Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
Easy to grow in a well-drained soil in a sunny position; good as a hedge plant
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens
Pruning group 1
Aphids, scale insects and holly leaf miner may be a problem
May be affected by holly leaf blight
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