Yaupon Holly Details

Yaupon Holly

  • Botanical Name: Ilex vomitoria
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Border - Edge, Screen - Physical (e.g., barriers)
  • Ornamental Value: Red
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies, Mammals
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Bushy, Upright
  • Plant Spread: 20'
  • Plant Height: 20'


Red berries all fall and winter on female plants. Good for courtyards and small spaces. Slow-growing shrub.

Tree Care Guide

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