This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.
Eastern and south-central United States, from coastal Massachusetts south to central Florida, and west to southeastern Missouri and eastern Texas
Mature Height and Width:
15-30 feet by 10-20 feet
The shiny leaves and distinctive red fruits from female trees provide, for some, a necessary ingredient for a “Holly Jolly Christmas.” The American Holly is native to much of the southern United States and is especially common in sandy coastal areas.