Holly Bushes

Holly Bushes That Were Damaged by a Harsh Winter

boleretired added on May 10, 2015 | Answered

Can I save holly bushes that were damaged by a harsh winter? They are dead on their top half and green low to ground.

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Answered on May 11, 2015

Your holly bush is salvageable with some pruning and the continued provision of good care. I recommend pruning your holly bush to reinvigorate and restore it to health. Guidelines on how to prune winter damaged trees/shrubs can be found here:


For a refresher on the care of holly bushes, please visit the following link:

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