Possumhaw Holly Details

Possumhaw Holly

  • Also Known As: Deciduous Yaupon Holly
  • Botanical Name: Ilex decidua
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Border - Edge, Screen - Physical (e.g., barriers), Specimen Plant/Focal Point
  • Ornamental Value: Red
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies, Mammals
  • Season: Fall, Winter
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Bushy, Upright
  • Plant Spread: 15'
  • Plant Height: 20'


Female possumhaws add brilliant red color to the winter landscape with its showy berries.

Tree Care Guide

Possumhaw Holly Photos