Find out which shrubs and groundcovers will grow best in your yard, plus get details on the best times to plant, fertilize and prune.
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The blue maid holly is noted for its abundant red fruit.
Evergreen shrub noted for its glossy green foliage and abundant red fruit (female cultivar)
Plant in full sun to partial shade
Plant in rich, but well-drained soil
Water regularly until established
Prune in spring as needed
Height: 10-15 feet/ Width: 10-12 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.
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