Holly Bushes
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I purchased a blue maid holly

Zone Andover MA | TheFlowergirl added on October 7, 2017 | Answered

I purchased a "blue maid" holly that is now loaded with berries, but they are yellow? Is this normal?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 8, 2017

They can start out this way, but they should mature into a red color. If they don't then this could be a fertilization issue. First, add dolomitic lime to the soil, and then fertilize with an all-purpose fertilizer.

Here is a link to more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/fertilizing-holly-bushes.htm

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