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Last Updated: 30th Nov 2022

How far apart should you place holly bushes

Lay the hollies into the trench and place them 6 inches apart if you have smaller or dwarf varieties. For larger hollies, space them 18 to 30 inches apart.



What can I plant next to holly bushes in this regard?

Some common holly companions to plant next to shrubs are boxwood, viburnum and clematis.

Find out where the best spot to plant holly bushes. Holly bushes are best planted in full sun in well-drained, acidic soil that is not too dry. However, hollies can tolerate less than ideal conditions and will thrive in either part shade or dry soil.

How far apart should you plant male and feminine holly bushes, according to this equation?

Place the plants in the holes. Place one male holly in every 10 female plants , and within 30 feet of the women. Alternately you can plant hollies in measured rows and make each third one or two males. Then offset the males in adjacent rows.

How do you plant holly trees?

Dig a hole twice the size of the plant's rootball to plant holly. The plant should be placed in the hole so that the root ball is at the same level as the soil. For smaller varieties, allow at least 5 feet and for larger tree-type varieties up to 25 feet.