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I want to make a hedge, can I grow plants from holly berries?


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Yes, collect ripe berries and mix them with damp sand, place in a refrigerator for 6-8 weeks to chill, 3-5c is ideal. In March sow the seed/sand mixture into pots of John Innes No 1 compost, place pots in a cool, shaded position outdoors and water regularly. The seeds can take up to 2 years to germinate and grow.

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