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Holly - Castle Spire®

Ilex x meserveae 'Hachfee'

The Castle series brings compact, pyramidal forms to the world of blue holly. Their dark glossy leaves, superior vigor and branching make them an improvement over other older varieties. Narrow form is great for hedges, foundation plantings, or as a dramatic specimen. The lustrous green foliage provides season long interest. Castle Spire® is a female variety with a strongly narrow, pyramidal habit. Sets abundant fruit when pollinated by Castle Wall® holly.

PLEASE NOTE: To produce berries, you'll need Castle Wall® holly

Our plants come with extra large and fibrous root systems, ready to plant and flourish! 

Pot Size For This Plant Premium Quart
Shipped Height Plant is 5" to 10" above the pot - Shorter heights are sometimes due to pruning
Zones 5 to 7
Soil Type Clay, Loamy & Sandy acidic soils
Mature Height & Width 8'-10' Height and 3'-5' Spread
Growth Rate Moderate
Site Selection Full Sun to Part Sun
Moisture Requirements Average to Wet
Blooming Period Winter berries


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Prefers moist, acidic soils. Shallow root system benefits from mulch.

Blooms on old wood; however, it's best to avoid pruning female hollies as pruning after bloom removes any developing fruit.

Plant a male pollinator within 50' to ensure pollination; one male will pollinate up to 7 females. To minimize winter damage to the evergreen foliage, provide late-season irrigation if necessary and site so that plant is protected from harsh winds and sun.