What's on my holly?
I have a holly tree in yard that has something in the place were branches come off. It has been there for over a year now. The tree has new growth this year. Whatever it is does not appear particularly harmful to the tree. I am not sure what it is or what can be done to remove it. I have included pictures. Thank you! Maggi Gallaher
Though this is not commonly obvious on hollies, we think this is just the dried up remains of flowers (based on anecdotal input ) which are more noticeable on this particular variety of holly.
No problem, and no treatment is necessary.