China Boy Holly - Ilex meserveae Holly Family (Aquifoliaceae)
  • ‘China Boy’ Blue Holly is a living fence when planted 4 ft apart due to its dense nature
  • The kelly-green foliage is spiky, which discourages animals from munching on it; in fact, as the plant detects damage from deer or rabbits, it will make its’ spines sharper near the bottom of the plant to protect itself
  • China Boy holly grows 8-10 ft tall, and 6-8 ft wide. Perfect under fence lines!
  • This plant attracts bees and other pollinators; it has tiny blooms with plenty of pollen

PRO TIP: To get beautiful berries on the hollies, mix China Girl Hollies into the mix! Each China Boy can pollinate 3-5 China Girls, if they are within 100 ft of the plants. Plant alternating boy/girls for best results.