|Among the hardiest of the hollies hailing from northern Japan. 'Blue Prince' has a true holly look in a dense and broad, pyramidal form. This male form produces abundant pollen, purple stems and extremely bright green foliage. Leaves are small, glossy and spiny. Needs rich, slightly acidic soil. 'Blue Prince' is a popular male pollinator. This cultivar can be easily pruned to shape. It is one of the hardiest of the species.