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Does Holly grow fast?
Last Updated: 14th January, 2020
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Considering this, how big do holly bushes get?
Some holly bushes grow to about 6 feet tall, while others can reach 50 feet and higher! Make sure you choose a plant that's the right size for your landscape — and that will thrive in your climate. The quintessential Christmas variety, for example, is English holly, which grows best in Zone 6.
Similarly, how high does a holly tree grow? It occurs from sea level to more than 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) with high mountain species. It is a genus of small, evergreen trees with smooth, glabrous, or pubescent branchlets. The plants are generally slow-growing with some species growing to 25 m (82 ft) tall.
how fast is Holly UK?
It can take up to 20 -25 years for a Holly Shrub or Tree to reach maturity and full size. Slow growing can also be an advantage.
What is the best time of year to trim holly bushes?
Wait until dormancy for heavy pruning or simply trim as needed for shape. Japanese hollies can also be pruned as needed in midsummer or late winter. If pruning for hedges, late spring is a good time for trimming holly bushes.