Variegated Holly Trees – Ilex Aquifolium Argenteomarginata

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Variegated Holly trees, also known as Ilex aquifolium ‘Argenteomarginata’, offer a blend of beauty, hardiness, and versatility that make them an excellent addition to any landscape. Let’s explore why they make such a fantastic choice:

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Variegated Holly trees, also known as Ilex aquifolium ‘Argenteomarginata’, offer a blend of beauty, hardiness, and versatility that make them an excellent addition to any landscape. Let’s explore why they make such a fantastic choice:

Aesthetic Appeal
Variegated Holly trees are especially prized for their beautiful glossy leaves, which are dark green in the centre and bordered by a striking silver-white margin. In the winter, they produce a stunning contrast with their vibrant red berries. The visual appeal of these trees provides a year-round focal point in any garden setting.

Versatility in Landscaping
The beauty of Variegated Holly trees extends beyond their visual appeal. They excel as full standard trees, offering a regal touch to landscapes. When pleached, they create a stunning and effective privacy screen. Also, with their dense growth and unique foliage, they’re excellent for topiary designs, making an outstanding feature in any garden, park, or public space.

Adaptability to the UK Climate
These trees thrive in the UK’s temperate climate. They’re hardy and can withstand low temperatures, making them well-suited to the UK’s winter conditions. They can also adapt to a range of light conditions, from full sun to partial shade.

Comparison to Other Tree Options
Compared to other tree species, Variegated Holly trees stand out for their aesthetic and environmental benefits. Their year-round, vibrant foliage and berries provide visual interest in all seasons, unlike many deciduous trees that lose their appeal in the winter. Additionally, the berries of Variegated Holly trees offer an important winter food source for birds and other wildlife, making them an eco-friendly choice.

Care and Requirements
Variegated Holly trees are relatively low-maintenance but do need some attention to thrive. They prefer well-drained, moderately fertile soil and need adequate moisture, especially in the early years and during dry spells. To maintain their vibrant variegated foliage, a sunny or partially shaded spot is ideal. Pruning can be done to maintain their shape and size, ideally in late winter or early spring.

Conclusion
Variegated Holly trees present an exquisite blend of aesthetic appeal, hardiness, and versatility. Their stunning foliage, adaptability to the UK’s climate, low maintenance needs, and versatility in landscaping designs make them an excellent choice. With the right care, these trees can be shaped into a striking garden feature that not only enhances the landscape but also supports local wildlife.

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

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