holly plant

masterofcoffee(4)February 20, 2009


Every year I have problems with my holly plants. Last year, I purchased some small holly plants, and with our heavy snow got crushed. This year I purchased a much larger, $50 holly. It had beautiful red berries, but as the snow melted from the recent heat wave, I found that this too had been crushed from the snow. Unfortunately, it gets covered from snow that falls off of the roof. What can I do to prevent further damage to the plant?



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Move it away from roof snow fall? I have, or more properly had a row of blueberries under a 2nd story deck. My wife shoveled the snow off the deck and it all fell on the blueberries. They got shattered and died.

The moral: don't place valued plants where heavy snow will fall on them.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2009 at 6:41PM
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I plantd 5 holly plants under some spruce that the bottom branches are thining,they are totaly exposed to the wind
and get quite dry in summer.How much are yours growing per year.


    Bookmark   February 22, 2009 at 6:50PM
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