Hightower Yaupons

Asked June 12, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

What are the characteristics of the Hightower Yaupon compared to other yaupon varieties?

Erath County Texas trees and shrubs horticulture

1 Response

In response to you question concerning Yaupons.

Hightower Yaupon Holly- shrub, tree

· Average height- 10’-15’

· Average weight- 6’-8’

· Sun exposure- full sun

· Soil type- clay, loam, silt

· Water needs- average

· Low care

· White flowers

· Season of color- fall berries, spring blooms, winter berries

· Resistance- deer, disease, drought, heat, insect, mildew

Dwarf Yaupon Holly- shrub

· Average height- 2’-4’

· Average width- 3’-6’

· Sun exposure- full sun

· Soil type- clay, loam, silt

· Water needs- average, low

· White flowers

· Season of color- fall berries, spring blooms, winter berries

· Resistance- deer, disease, drought, heat, insect, mildew

Bordeaux Dwarf Yaupon Holly- shrub

· Average height- 3’-4’

· Average width- 4’-6’

· Sun exposure- full sun

· Soil type- clay, loam

· Water needs- average, low

· Resistance- deer, disease, drought, heat, insect

Weeping Yaupon Holly- shrub, tree

· Sun exposure- full sun

· Soil type- clay, loam, sand, silt

· Water needs- low

· Season of color- fall berries, winter berries

· Resistance- deer, disease, drought, heat, insect

Lonnie Jenschke

County Extension Agent – Agriculture and Natural Resources

Courthouse Annex

112 W.College Street – Room 109

Stephenville, Texas 76401

http://erath-tx.tamu.edu

l-jenschke@tamu.edu

Tel. 254.965.1460 Fax. 254.965.1472