Plants. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. This will allow you to get a better idea of the portions of the tree that actually need pruning. Chambersville Tree Farms, Inc. was established in 2004 to supply North Central Texas with quality trees and shrubs, at competitive prices. Use bypass pruning shears for branches up to 1/2 inch in diameter, long-handled lopping shears for those from 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches, and pruning saws for larger branches. More. Trees4Texas by Hope Valley Tree Farm . Vegetative reproduction is an alternative. American holly (Ilex opaca): Another kind that grows in tree form, the American holly is not as big as the English version, reaching 15 to 30 feet in height, with a width of 10 to 20 feet. Make each cut at a slight angle to allow rainwater to drain off easily. Animals. This dense tree is great to use as a privacy hedge or as a single specimen and is less prone to many diseases common in the holly family. The area should be large enough to accommodate the width potential of a mature holly tree (at least 25 feet from any other tree or building) or a row or grouping of shrubs (spaced at least 5 feet apart). In addition to shade trees, Chambersville offers a large variety of evergreen trees and shrubs for the purpose of privacy plantings and noise barriers. Nellie R. Stevens Holly pruned into a high natural fence. Can grow up to 20 feet and 10 feet wide. Growth Rate This tree grows at a slow to medium rate, with height increases of anywhere from less than 12" to 24" per year. Available Trees. Holly tree pests such as scale, mites, and holly leaf miner are the most commonly seen affecting hollies. Planting. There is no doubt that evergreen Holly shrubs are much loved by both people and wildlife thanks to the bright red berries, they are great value and can live up to 300 years! The Eagleston Holly is a beautiful evergreen holly that is grown as a large shrub or small tree with a pyramidal growth habit. Log In. A favorite for a tall privacy screen or a solitary specimen when grown in single trunk form. Typically, its trunk diameter reaches 50 cm (20 in), sometimes up to 120 cm (47 in). It is often grown as a large shrub or a small tree that enjoys partial shade. Whether planted as individual trees or used in hedging arrangements, the holly tree (Ilex aquifolium) is a favorite choice for landscaping needs. Prune your mature Nellie Holly into a formal tree. This Sky Pencil Holly is in a 1 gallon container and is 1 to 2 feet tall. Explore. Contact. Lawn And Garden. Jan 10, 2016 - The Eagleston Holly is an evergreen with a dense growth habit and can be utilized as a tall screen or specimen tree for landscapes around Dallas, Texas. Remove dead branches that have broken loose from the tree but have not fallen to the ground yet. Pruning the lateral roots of small holly trees to a depth of 2 to 4 feet in the year prior to transplanting encourages healthy new growth of these roots to sustain the plant in its new location. I have four holly tees on my wooded lot and they all get approximately the same amount of sun and are seemingly healthy, except one. They will grow quickly and save you money on your purchase. Eagleston Holly will grow to be about 18 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 14 feet. East Palatka holly grows 35 to 40 feet tall, according to the University of Florida, and is a hybrid of Ilex cassine -- the Dahoon holly -- and Ilex opaca, American holly. Orchard Tree. Why is my holly tree dying? Can grow up to 20 feet and 10 feet wide. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. In the fall, the tree is covered in round bright red berries, which birds love. English holly (Ilex aquifolium) is one of the most common with its familiar glossy, dark-green spiky leaves and bright red berries used for Christmas displays. Growth is poor and foliage chlorotic on alkaline soil. ; Chinese holly (I. cornuta) is one of the few types of holly shrubs that can actually produce berries without male pollination.These berries vary in color from red, dark orange to yellow. Holly also makes a fantastic gift and the trees are great features in the garden, be that as stand alone trees or even as a sturdy hedge. This holly grows quickly in full sun or partial shade on moist, acid soils. There are native holly plants spread throughout the tropical and temperate regions of the world. He used this to pollinate a tree of the holly ‘Red Delight’, which is a hybrid between the Chinese Holly, Ilex cornuta and another Chinese species, Ilex pernyi. Mature Height 15-20 ft. There are about 480 deciduous and evergreen species within this genus, including trees, shrubs, and climbing lianas. 2108 x 2750 jpeg 901kB. The bark is light gray, roughened by small warty lumps. Holly trees and shrubs fall within the Ilex genus of plants—the only genus of the Aquifoliaceae family. Cart 0. This is usually applied prior to new growth to kill both adults and their eggs. The Eagleston Holly can be used for a variety of landscape settings as either a tall screen or a solitary specimen when grown with a single trunk in tree form. Ilex × attenuata is a naturally occuring hybrid originally found growing in the wild in Florida in 1924. 1 to 2 ft size trees are great for an inexpensive hedge where you may need larger quantities. 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