Deck Your Halls: Growing Holly Trees and Bushes

Whether for home decoration, or a side income, or both, growing holly trees will add visual interest to any property.

growing holly trees - holly flowers and berries
In most holly species, only the female plant bears the familiar brilliant red berries. To insure adequate pollination and to induce fruiting, the female (pistillate) tree - shown here in bloom - must be planted within 100 feet of a male (staminate) holly tree.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff