Tag Archive: Hollies

Yaupon Hollies Are a Great Fit and Tasty Too!

Yaupon hollies (Ilex vomitoria) are evergreen, provide great fall/winter color, and can adapt to numerous landscape situations.  They are also very durable and can survive extreme drought. Characteristics Yaupon hollies are dioecious, meaning male and female flowers are produced on separate plants and berries are only produced on female plants.  Flowers are creamy white, but …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/18/yaupon-hollies-are-a-great-fit-and-tasty-too/

Reliable Hollies

Looking for a new shrub or small tree this year?  Interested in one that is low maintenance and offers beautiful green color?  Why not try a holly. Hollies can be found in landscapes throughout North Florida.  Many times these plants are used in foundation plantings around homes.  They can help make the transition from the hard …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/18/reliable-hollies/