The Best Holly Tree to Plant

The Altaclere holly (Ilex x altaclerensis) is tops in the holly tree world. English holly trees are handsome but easily hurt in winter weather. Altaclere holly trees are sturdy and have the shiny leaves of the English holly. The Altaclere holly can grow to 30 feet tall.

Keywords: altaclere holly, english holly, holly tree

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Daffodil Planter's writing appears in the Chicago Sun-Times, and she is the Sacramento Gardening Scene Examiner for Examiner.com. A member of the Garden Writers Association, she has a bachelor's degree from Stanford, a law degree from the University of Virginia and studies horticulture at Sierra College.