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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Emerald Magic Holly (5 of 14)

Dense, rounded habit; male cultivar (no berries)
Plant in full sun to partial shade; plants will be more dense in full sun
Fertilize in early spring; prune if needed in late winter
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil
Height: 3-4 feet Width: 3-4 feet
Hardy in zones (4)5-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.

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