Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'

Common Name: Holly, Chinese

Heavy fruiter.  Great commercial plant for grouping, mass planting, and screening.  Upright habit.  More delicate look than 'Burfordi'.  Great heat and drought tolerance.

More About Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'

  • Best Chinese holly for screening or grouping.
  • Very durable and adaptable.


8-10 ft


8-10 ft

Hardiness Zone:

7 to 9

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Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint' Characteristics


  • Evergreen
  • Screening/Hedge
  • Mass Planting
  • Berries
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Dark Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Season of Interest

  • Year round

Soil Moisture

  • Soil tolerant

Growth Habit

  • Upright