Tree of the Week

American Holly (Ilex opaca) This hardy, broad-leaved evergreen brings some color and livelihood to the Winter months. It’s glossy green leaves persist throughout the year. The bright red berries are around in early Winter and are extremely attractive to birds (but somewhat toxic to humans). Squirrels also love to build their hibernation nests in them. […]

American Holly (Ilex opaca)

This hardy, broad-leaved evergreen brings some color and livelihood to the Winter months.

It’s glossy green leaves persist throughout the year. The bright red berries are around in early Winter and are extremely attractive to birds (but somewhat toxic to humans). Squirrels also love to build their hibernation nests in them.

American Holly

 

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