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Q.Holly Bush With Red Berries

Zone PA14 5LW which is in West Scotland and close to the River Clyde | Skater added on April 20, 2020 | Answered

I have a Holly Bush in my garden and I noticed that it has red berries on it just now April 2020 is this normal The bush has been in the garden for a few years and last year it was cut back as getting too big

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Answered on April 20, 2020

Yes. Hollies, with the exception of Ilex vomitoria and a few others, will have red berries as long as it is female. Males only produce pollen, and no berries.

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