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Re: Ilex opaca

In a message dated 02/19/2005 2:05:41 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
Speaking of hollies....Has anyone grown Ilex opaca, american Holly north
of Zone 6? I'm supposed to find one for the display gardens, but we're
in Z5, and all my references say 6. anyone?

I don't grow it myself, Kitty, but I have a friend who has one in a protected
spot.  It does grow here in Zone 5, but with some protection.  Hers is 
against a south-facing brick foundation in full sun.  Incredibly, the deer
like it - no branches below six feet or so.  

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