HOLLY – YAUPON

COMMON NAME Yaupon Holly
BOTANICAL NAME Ilex vomitoria
HEIGHT 15′
WIDTH 6’+
DIOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 25 to 50 years
COLD TOLERANCE -10° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Medium
SALT TOLERANCE Medium
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS Full sun to partial shade
FLOWER Small, white flowers on both male and female plants.
MONTH OF COLOR Spring
FRUIT Usually red, sometimes orange or yellow berries, on the female plants. Male plants do not produce berries. Inedible.
COMMENTS Florida native, the leaves are the highest in caffeine of any North American plant. Medicinally may induce vomiting. Good for screen or hedge. Provides a habitat for
wildlife, and it’s berries feed creatures throughout the Winter.
PRICE 45 gallon $200