Hedgehog Holly

Hedgehog Holly

Observation - Hedgehog Holly - UK and Ireland. Description: Holly trees have leathery leaves with spines around the edge - right? Wrong! Some hollies produce spine-less leaves and one holly produces leaves with spines on both the edge and the surface of the leaf. The Hedgehog Holly is an example of the latter.

Holly trees have leathery leaves with spines around the edge - right? Wrong! Some hollies produce spine-less leaves and one holly produces leaves with spines on both the edge and the surface of the leaf. The Hedgehog Holly is an example of the latter.