Holly (Yaupon)

Holly (Yaupon)

Photo from: https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/ilex-vomitoria/

Available at the Emerson and McClanahan Food Forests

Important Facts

  • Berries are not edible
  • Tea can provide an energy boost
  • Filled with vitamins and antioxidants

Harvest and Uses

  • Only youngest leaves and buds can be used to make the tea
  • Brighter and lighter green leaves are suitable for making into tea