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Big Dwarf Yaupon Holly Yamadori (Ok, it’s an ilex schilling, last one for a while, promise)

I’ve been waiting two years to work on this magnificent specimen of a tree. The man who collected it had a keen eye that day, indeed. It’s a 30-40 year old ilex schillings that I collected from a friend’s hedge. … Continue reading

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Ilex flattop!

I warned ya’ll that I had a flattop ilex in the works. Here’s how it came to be: In the beginning, we had some small yamadori that needed collecting. T’were growing amidst the roots of a mighty live oak and … Continue reading

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