Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens' #1 at Bute Park

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Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens'
mid November 2015

Grid reference ST 17828 76566
Common name Highclere holly
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous No
Status GB Champion 2013
Missing tag 1804
Height 14M November 2015
Girth 114cm @ 0.5M November 2015
Reference 341

This tree is on the west side of Southern woodland east, at the junction of three paths.

Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens' bark

Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens' bark
November 2015

Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens' leaf

Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens' leaves
early February 2016

General tree description

Ilex x altaclerensis 'Nigrescens', Highclere holly, is a cross between I. aquifolium and I. perado. It grows to around 10 metres tall and has broad glossy leaves with no spines or with a small number of sharp teeth. As a male holly it produces no fruits.