Common holly (Tree)
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Latin name: Ilex aquifolium
Dimensions: Maximum height 5-8m./ Maximum diameter 3-5m.
Ilex or Holly or Common Holly is a plant with glossy, spiky foliage of a greenish-yellow (panache) or green color. It is slow growing, suitable for cool and alkaline soils. It prefers places with shade under trees and is a very hardy species. Female plants flower and bear red fruits.