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American holly bushes feature evergreen foliage with bright red berries, and are known to be adaptable, pest resistant and forgiving. It's maintenance needs include regular pruning, seasonal pruning and fertilization. Yo... More »

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To care for a holly shrub, plant the shrub in a sunlit area that drains well, water it on a weekly basis, use organic mulch to promote plant growth, and fertilize it during the fall. Also, prune the shrub lightly as desi... More »

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There are 12 varieties of holly trees, with the most common being American holly, English holly, Carolina holly, Chinese holly and common winterberry holly. Less common varieties include finetooth holly, Hawaiian holly, ... More »

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The berries on holly bushes are poisonous. Consumption of the berries can cause dehydration, vomiting, diarrhea and even death. In addition to the berries, holly leaves are also unsafe to eat. They can also cause stomach... More »

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American holly trees are ornamental broad-leaf evergreen trees displaying clusters of red berries in the fall and winter months. The trees grow 40 to 50 feet tall in a pyramidal shape with a span of 18 to 40 feet wide. More »

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Grow a small holly bush by choosing a site with plenty of sunlight and deep soil, watering it regularly, and pruning it every year. Because holly bushes aren't self-pollinating, plant at least two holly bushes, a male an... More »

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Whether a holly bush can be pruned in the fall depends on the type of holly bush. Most holly bushes should be pruned when they're dormant in the winter. More »

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