Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Holy tree

Ilex aquifolium

HOW TO GROW HOLY TREE

Characteristics of the plant

HOLY TREE

flower

Dioecious tree of the Holly family - Aquifoliaceae, usually 10 m tall (It can attain 25 m). Erect stems with smooth bark, light grey, and bright green branches. Alternate wavy leaves, elliptical or ovate, bright green,,coriaceous with strong spines (Specially those near the ground; superior ones sometimes spineless)

Flowers in different trees, the female ones with four petals, white-greenish. Fruits till 12 mm in diameter. They are red berries when mature. Beech and oak woods and hedges of humid climates. It blooms from May -June

water

Water 2 times a month.

gardening pot

For walls and hedges. As a cut plant because of its fruits for Christmas decoration. Medicinal plant (More information)

weather

In the sun in cold climates or in the shade in warm ones.

shovel

Propagate from cuttings or seeds in Spring or Autumn. Do not trasplant.

soil

Deep soils, rich in humus with a good drainage.

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