How to Prune a Tree: 13 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow.
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Dragon Lady is an upright narrow conical (somewhat columnar) holly that will get 15 feet tall at maturity. It has lustrous dark green spine-tipped foliage (very spiny) and is most useful as a hedge or barrier planting. It is a female cultivar, which needs a male cultivar for pollination in order to produce red fruit. Blue Stallion and Blue Prince are suggested pollinators.
Holly tree pruning is usually undertaken in order to create a certain shape for your tree. Depending on your preference and the setting of the tree, this could be either formal or informal. In other words, holly tree pruning aims to maintain the attractive appearance of the plant throughout the year.
American holly is a broad-leaved evergreen tree reaching 40 to 50 feet high, densely pyramidal in youth becoming more open and symmetrically conical with age. The dark green, elliptical leaves have several spiny teeth along the leaf margin. Plants grow best in low, acid pH soils in part shade. Avoid windy sites. Trees are either male or female and require several to get fruit production.
A beautiful columnar Holly. The glossy leaves' shape hint at its 'perny holly' parentage; smaller than most, about an inch to an inch and a half, with sharp needles that make this cultivar very deer resistant. Known for having some bare spots; these can be prevented by pruning to promote thicker growth. Female; said to be self-fruiting. Great.
Pyramidal varieties of Ilex x meserveae offer the classic glossy, evergreen Holly foliage in a form that brings vertical interest to any planting. Effective grouped, or used as a focal point amongst mixed perennials and shrubs. Female varieties produce dainty berries. Uses. Great for texture in borders, use for hedging or foundations. Superb for holiday arrangements, striking in snow scapes.
Dragon Lady reaches 15 feet and is widely used as a hedge. The Japanese holly is an excellent choice for thick hedges that will reach 16 feet, with berries usually black and occasionally white or yellow, Zones 6 to 9, usually cold-hardy to Zone 7 with some cultivars hardy to Zone 6.