- Height: 20mSpread: 8m
- Attractive to wildlife
Dappled shade, full shade, full sun, partial shade
East facing, north facing, south facing, west facing
Position in border:
Acidic / Chalky / Alkaline / Clay / Heavy / Moist / Well Drained / Light / Sandy
Ilex and wildlife
Ilex is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, birds, butterflies/moths and other pollinators. It is a caterpillar food plant, has nectar/pollen rich flowers, provides shelter and habitat, has seeds for birds and makes a good wildlife hedge.
Is Ilex poisonous?
Ilex irritates skin. Its fruit is toxic.