In the Dallas - Ft. Worth area. How far from the house foundation should holly bushes be planted?
Transplanting Holly Bushes
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
This certainly will depend on the variety that you are planting.
I general guideline is small shrub 2 feet from foundation, 3 feet for medium shrubs, 4-5 feet for larger shrubs.
Use the mature size of the Holly that you are growing to determine it's size.