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Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid'
Considered one of the hardiest of broadleaf evergreen hollies
Female shrub with a fast-growing pyramidal shape
Leathery, lustrous blue-green leaves with slightly impressed veins
Can grow 10 to 15 feet high, but may be pruned to designed height
Abundant dark, red fruit
Plant in full sun to partial shade; thrives in moist, well-drained, acidic soil in organic matter; follow a regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system; feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins.
Hardy in USDA zones 6-9.
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