Anna's Choice Yaupon Holly produces loads of golden yellow berries in
dense clusters that last well into spring or until the birds decide they
are ripe, whichever comes first. Either way we get all fall and winter
to enjoy the beauty this durable native evergreen shrub provides. Anna's
Choice is a vigorous upright to spreading evergreen shrub that is
resistant to deer, salt, and is tolerant of a variety of moisture
conditions from periodic droughts to periodic flooding.
Yaupon Holly is one of the toughest and most tolerant native evergreen shrubs that we have in the US. It can withstand drought, salt, periodic flooding, sun to part shade and even the heat of a parking lot. It can be shaped into a hedge, topiary, or allowed to grow into it's natural large shrub to small tree form. There are numerous selections of this durable shrub on the market from diminutive dwarfs, to weeping forms, to forms that produce red, orange, or even yellow berries.
Grows To: 8-15'H x 8-12'W
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
Soil & Moisture: Tolerant of most soil types. Somewhat to moderately drought resistant once well-established.
Salt Tolerance: Highly tolerant of soil and aerosol salts
Deer Resistance: Not Likely to be Bothered
Native To / Origin: US
View this species in the USDA Plants database
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