Yaupon Holly Tree Care and Trimming Info from DFW Tree Trimming
aka Ilex vomitoria
Evergreen – Sun/Shade
Ht. 20′ Spread 20′
Habit: Bushy unless trimmed into tree form. Light-color bark, interesting branching. Red berries in winter on female plants.
Culture: Easy in all soils. Drought tolerant but grows much faster when irrigated regularly. Can stand fairly wet soil in Dallas.
Uses: Ornamental understory or specimen tree. Good for courtyards and small garden spaces.
Problems: Occasional leaf miners in summer – nothing serious.
Notes: Native to Central Texas but popular in North Texas due to a similar climate.