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The foliage of Ilex castaneifolia in detail
The foliage of Ilex castaneifolia in detail
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Ilex castaneifolia

Chestnut-leaved Holly

Estimated fully grown height 7-12m

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Product Details

Ilex castaneifolia is a superb, vigorous growing, female Holly which won the Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

This tree is a great favourite at Barcham; it has large and thick green leaves which are marginally spiky at the edges, resembling the foliage of Castanea sativa from which it is named. The bright red berries appear in small clusters and are produced in abundance in the autumn time following a delicate of flowers in the spring.

Ilex castaneifolia is a form of Ilex x keohneana, thought to be of French origin, and due to its strong apical dominance it produces a medium to large tree with a distinctively pyramidal shaped crown. Like many other Hollies, this tree is tolerant of shade and will thrive on most soils, providing they are well drained.

This super tree is a great choice for high level screening as it produces a definite and dense screen above the fence line and has the benefit of giving year round interest.

Mature height: 7-12m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Screening above the fence,
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.