Holly UK: How fast?
How fast does Holly grow?
Holly have a slow growth. They will grow to 6-9 inches each year if they are left untrimmed.
Find out how large Holly grows. Holly bushes can grow up to 6 feet tall while others can grow up to 50 feet. You need to choose the right plant for your garden and climate. English holly is the best-loved Christmas variety. It grows well in Zone 6.
It is also important to understand if Holly is a soft or hard wood.
Holly. Holly timber is a hardy, dense and fine-grained hardwood that is the most white of all timber species.
Is Holly a good hedger?
You can grow hollies as specimen plants in a garden, or in a shrub or mixed border. Some are also great hedges that provide security for your garden. You only need to trim any diseased or incorrectly placed branches. In the late summer, trim holly hedges.
- Portuguese laurel.
- Hedge germander.
- Holm oak.
The industry standard procedure for holly is:
- Cut the logs in the middle of a cold winter.
- Mill them ASAP (preferably within 3-4 days of felling)
- kiln dry the wood immediately.
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