5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Yaupon Holly Overview
Ilex vomitoria is an evergreen shrub species from the Aquifoliaceae family. Commonly known as Yaupon Holly, this plant is grown ornamentally for the attractive foliage and fruits. This species is dioecious and thus produces male and female flowers on individual plants. Flowers are white-green in colour and lead onto attractive red fruits on female plants. Leaves are oval to oblong in shape, smooth and waxy, coloured dark green, with toothed edges, growing up to 4cm in length.