Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Mate)

Family:  Aquifoliaceae
Zone: 9 - 10
Natural Range:  South America
Soil:  Average, well drained
Light: sun, part sun
Height: 10' - 20'
Bloom Time:  Spring
Attributes:  Evergreen. Smooth shiny bark.  Alternate, glossy leaves.  Red fruit. 
Notes: Yerba Mate is grown and its leaves used for is grown for its many vitamins, minerals, and various polyphenols.  Makes a great patio plant.

Pot Size:  1 Gallon Pot