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A holly tree or not a holly tree???


By mark61


Been to see my dad today and took some cuttings from a plant which i think looks like holly.Because its somewhere i dont normally look or go as the local authority normally looks after the gardens for the elderly community.I did ask my dad but with him being 82 couldnt remember.Any ideas what this may be and how to care for it would be greatly appreciated.The last picture i took is of my holly tree leaves which i have already got at the back of the garden.I think they look very similar to these cuttings.:))))

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Think the first is Mahonia Mark - second is a lovely holly we have free from play area - think it is blue angel :))

16 Mar, 2012


yes a mahonia mark.... :))

16 Mar, 2012


They are very prickly but the flower smells sweet , Mark .

16 Mar, 2012


i agree Mark first mahonia & last a Holly

16 Mar, 2012


Yes I agree too - Mahonia :o)

16 Mar, 2012


My mahonia is in full bloom and the sweet scent is lovely

17 Mar, 2012


Hi all thankyou so much for putting this question to rest lol.I hope my three cuttings of mahonia will survive and bloom so i can smell the lovely scent.:))))

OOOppps Paul your right i have planted the holly tree right next to my sons trampoline lol.:))))

18 Mar, 2012

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