Why do we decorate with holly at Christmas?

Lots More Information

Related HowStuffWorks Articles

More Great Links


  • Kendall, Paul. 'The Mythology and Folklore of the Holly." Trees for Life. (11/9/07).http://www.treesforlife.org.uk/forest/mythfolk/holly.html
  • "Delaware-The First State." State of Delaware website. 8/19/05. (11/9/07).http://history.delaware.gov/museums/vc/Delaware.doc
  • "Holly." Conservation Volunteers Northern Ireland. (11/9/07).http://www.toof.org.uk/identify/holly/holly.html
  • "Holly." Royal Forestry Society of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. (11/9/07).http://www.rfs.org.uk/thirdlevel.asp?ThirdLevel=173&SecondLevel=33
  • "Holly Facts." The Northwest Holly Growers Association. (11/9/07).http://www.nwholly.org/facts.php
  • "Mythology of Holly." Holly Society of America. (11/9/07).http://www.hollysocam.org/index.htm
  • "The Holly and the Ivy." Hymns and Carols of Christmas. (11/9/07).http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/holly_and_the_ivy.htm
  • "The Origin of the Christmas Holly Tree." Valentine Floral Creations. (11/9/07).http://www.valentine.gr/christmas3_en.htm

More to Explore