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American holly (Ilex opaca)

Harold S. Betts

American holly (Ilex opaca)

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Published by Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hollies

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    Statementby H.S. Betts
    SeriesAmerican woods, American wood
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25609115M
    OCLC/WorldCa43084008


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American holly (Ilex opaca) by Harold S. Betts Download PDF EPUB FB2

American holly (Ilex opaca) (American woods) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Harold S Betts (Author)Author: Harold S Betts. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

American holly grows from Massachusetts to Florida, west to Texas and Missouri, and is adapted to American holly book wide range of site conditions.

It grows best on well drained, sandy soils, but will tolerate those which are somewhat American holly book drained. This small tree has American holly book shade tolerance, but does well in direct sun. Ilex opaca The American Holly is considered one of the most American holly book trees in the world.

Due to extensive cultivation of the American Holly by nurseryman and gardeners alike, there are currently over different cultivars, with more being patented every year (Holly Society of America). The tree is ridiculously tough. Books; Office; Video; Info American Holly Road Lorton, VA USA Subscribe to our newsletter.

Get the latest updates on new products and upcoming sales. Email Address. American Holly trees are resistant American holly book mildew, insects, disease, drought and are easy to prune or shear. American Holly Trees do require male and female plants to produce the beautiful red berries in Price: $ American Holly grows throughout the warmer parts of North America, from American holly book 6 to Zone 9.

So throughout the South, from Texas and Oklahoma to almost the tip of Florida it will do well. In all the western states and in the east from southern Pennsylvania and Massachusetts on /5(K). Book Description Hollies represents years of research by one of the giants of American horticulture, covering all the hollies in cultivation with descriptions of many of the 30 deciduous and evergreen species, including upright trees of 60 feet and creeping prostrate by: The foliage of the American holly provides cover for songbirds and mammals, and after frost settles in, the fruit becomes a choice food for grouse, quail, wild turkeys and American holly book songbirds.

The flowers are also attractive to bees. American holly (Ilex opaca), the state tree of Delaware, is a fantastic tree, with brilliant red berries and dark green leaves that are popular decorations during the Christmas season.

American Holly wood. Available in 1/2 & 3/4 S2S, 4/4 - 8/4 lumber, thins & veneer, pen blanks, turning squares, dowels, and acoustic guitar sets. The American holly, in its pyramidical shape and in its brilliant evergreen foliage, bears a striking resemblance to the European species, Ilex aquifolium.

Its leaves present a slight difference, being less twisted, less acuminate, and of a lighter green. Its flowers are white and not conspicuous.

The American pulp Western writer Holly Martins arrives in post– Second World War Vienna (which has been divided between the Allies: the Americans, British, French, and American holly book seeking his childhood friend, Harry Lime, who has offered him a American holly book.

Martins is told that Lime was killed by a Music by: Anton Karas. Most of us are family with holly shrubs in the landscape and growing American holly trees (Ilex opaca) is a relatively easy on to learn more about this holly species. American Holly Information. These attractive, broad-leaf evergreen trees grow ’ tall.

Nellie Stevens Holly American holly book a hardy tree. With proper care, these evergreen Holly trees survive well in rural, suburban, or urban areas. Several states list Nellie Stevens Hollies on approved urban planting lists, as this Holly is a fast-growing vegetative screen, which is both drought tolerant and pollutant tolerant/5(K).

True to its name, the American Holly is the most popular Holly cultivar in the country. Well, for starters, it's disease and pest resistant, making it ideal for creating an effortless hedge or privacy screen.

Plus, it's versatile. American Holly Trees can be trimmed as a foundation hedge or as a secure, tall privacy fence/5(26). General Information. Fact Sheet (pdf) (doc) Data Source and Documentation. Robert H. Mohlenbrock. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species.

Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). American holly is a beautifully shaped tree, with a sym-metrical, dense, wide pyramidal form. The spiny, dull green leaves are accented with clusters of red berries which persist throughout the fall and winter.

Male and female flowers appear on separate trees and trees of both sexes must beFile Size: 3MB. North American distribution, attributed to U. Department of Agriculture. The American holly can be found all over the woods of east Texas.

Growing in shade to heights up to fifty feet tall, this evergreen, pointy-leafed tree are the traditional source of Christmas wreaths. American holly Aquifoliaceae Ilex opaca Aiton symbol: ILOP Leaf: Alternate, simple, evergreen, elliptical, 2 to 4 inches long, spiny toothed margin, thickened and leathery, shiny dark green above, much paler below.

Flower: Species is dioecious; dull green-white, male flowers on 3 to 7 flowered cymes, female flowers are solitary with a pleasant odor, appearing in late spring. American Holly is a fairly common understory tree, American Holly is easy to identify, with prickly evergreen leaves, smooth bark, and red fruits (on female trees) that last through the winter.

Our only similar species is Chinese Holly (Ilex cornuta), which has distinctively shaped leaves and is smaller in stature. Person Co., NC 4/1/ Holly grows singly rather than in stands, and loggers harvest it along with other hardwoods.

In the South, for example, where it reaches a large size, holly can be found mixed in and sold with soft maple, and you might have to find your holly by sorting through a soft-maple pile.

Otherwise, holly normally is available from dealers specializing. Where Found. White holly is a native North American evergreen tree or shrub found along the Atlantic coast. Mixed woods. Eastern Massachusetts to Florida; Texas, Oklahoma to Illinois.

Ilex opaca-- American Holly Page 4 Spider mites cause discoloration and speckling of Holly foliage. Diseases Tar spot may occasionally cause small yellow spots on the leaves in early summer.

Eventually the spots turn reddish brown with narrow yellow borders. Leaves may not drop prematurely but the infected areas drop out leaving holes in the File Size: KB.

English holly (I. aquifolium), a tree growing to 15 metres (nearly 50 feet) tall, bears shining spiny dark evergreen leaves and usually red fruits. The somewhat taller American holly (I. opaca) has oblong prickly leaves and usually red fruits. There are spineless and yellow-fruited forms of both species.

English holly English holly (Ilex. Ilex /ˈaɪlɛks/, or holly, is a genus of about species of flowering plants in the family Aquifoliaceae, and the only living genus in that family. The species are evergreen or deciduous trees, shrubs, and climbers from tropics to temperate zones : Aquifoliaceae, de Candolle ex Richard.

American Holly Aquifoliaceae. Expand. Habitat. native to eastern and southern United States; zone 5 (protected locations) more common in states south of New England; Habit and Form.

an evergreen small tree; can reach up to 50' in the southeastern United States. Holly (Ilex) is a family of low-maintenance evergreen and deciduous plants that range from inch shrubs to trees measuring up to 50 feet.

Holly is valued primarily for its glossy foliage and. Ilex opaca Ilex opaca Aiton American Holly, White Holly, Prickly Holly, Evergreen Holly, Christmas Holly, Yule Holly Aquifoliaceae (Holly Family) Synonym(s): USDA Symbol: ILOP USDA Native Status: L48 The height of American holly or Christmas holly ranges from 25 ft.

to as tall as 60 ft. in the warmer parts of its range. Reserve the American Holly Suite at Waverly Inn Bed and Breakfast in Hendersonville, NC for a North Carolina weekend getaway.

American Holly - Waverly Inn Book By Phone Book. It has bright red berry-like drupes and the leaves of the American Holly are conspicuously less shiny than its English cousin.

English Holly (Ilex aquifolium)- Also known as European holly, Christmas holly, and common holly, this variety is native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia.

It has bright red or yellow. American Holly - I planted 10 American holly trees that were all around ' about years ago. They are all doing well Q. Trimming Holly Bushes - I have American holly bushes.

What type of trimming tool is best for the job. American Holly Bush - This past fall (in CT) I transplanted several holly bushes. They greened nicely but this. Many species of holly tree (Ilex spp.) are grown throughout the United States.

Although exact temperature requirements vary from one variety to the next, hollies can generally be grown in U.S. Traditional regions of the United States. The hierarchy of culture areas. The cultural hearths. The newer culture areas. The problem of “the West” Ethnic distribution.

Ethnic European Americans. African Americans. Asian Americans. Middle Easterners. Native Americans. Religious groups. Strengths and. Holly Booksh is a Social Security Attorney in Johnson City, TN. Click Holly's profile to discover their Avvo Rating, write a review, and read professional endorsements/5(13).

The Postal Service will issue a cent American Holly stamp, in self-adhesive vendible booklets of 15 (Item ) and 30 (Item ) and a self-adhesive convertible booklet of 20 (Item ) on Octoin New York, New York.

The stamp goes on sale nationwide October   Cut all of the stems of your holly tree back to within 6 to 12 inches of the ground in late winter or early spring. Make each cut at a slight angle to allow rainwater to drain off easily.

Use bypass pruning shears for branches up to 1/2 inch in diameter, long-handled lopping shears for those from 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches, and pruning saws for larger. Japanese holly 2. Inkberry 3. Yaupon holly.

Pruning technique: Thinning is needed only in the first few years of growth. Formal shaping can continue throughout the life of the plant.

Species: 1. Japanese holly (I. crenata and cvs., Z 5–7) 2. Inkberry (I. glabra and cvs., Z 5–9) 3. Yaupon holly. American holly (Ilex opaca) grows wild in the woods near most homes so male pollen should be available if you have greenspace nearby.

‘Jersey Knight’ brings the required male presence if you have no hollies within a quarter mile. English holly (I. aquifolium) usually gets enough pollen from American holly but ‘Gold Coast’ is a male form.