Port Kells Nurseries

Ilex altaclerensis 'Golden King'

Common Name: Holly - Gold King Holly
Ilex altaclerensis 'Golden King'

Female Fast-growing with almost spineless, grey-green mottled foliage richly edged with broad, bright gold margins.

Plant Care: Prune as needed to control size and shape.

Characteristics & Attributes


Plant TypeBloom ColorBloom Time
Shrubs - Broad Leaved EvergreenWhite May-June
HeightSpreadHardiness
6m (19ft)5m (16ft)zone 7
ExposureSoil MoistureFoilage Color
Sun to partial shadeModerateVariegated, Grey Green, Gold
Soil TypeAttributes
Moist but well-drained, humus soil of moderate fertility Hollies are grown for their leaves, which are often spiny and glossy, and their colorful berries, which often attract birds.
*Attracts Birds
*Deer Resistant