SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ilex vomitoria 'Taylor's Rudolph'
COMMON NAME: Taylor’s Rudolph Yaupon Holly (female)
GARDEN SIZE: 2-3 ft. tall x 3-5 ft. wide
USDA ZONE: 6-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun to Part Sun
WATER & SOIL: Prefers moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Tolerant of drought once established.
HABIT (FORM): Dwarf shrub
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Small, glossy, dark green leaves turn a brick-red in winter
BLOOMS: Inconspicuous white flowers in the spring
FRUIT: Produces abundant red berries in the fall and winter if paired with a male yaupon holly such as Stoke's Dwarf, Bordeaux, Schillings Dwarf, or Will Fleming.
CARE: Use an acid-loving plant fertilizer in the late winter or early spring before the first flush of growth. Prune annually right after blooming if shaping is desired. Blooms on old growth.