Berry Nice® Winterberry Holly
Ilex verticillata 'Spriber'
Full sun, Partial sun
Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||EYE-leks ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh|
|Lore||Humane Society of America notes that Ilex berries can produce a toxic reaction if consumed by pets.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage and ornamental berries.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Green Wall, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Improved Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat.|
Very adaptable, tolerating light or heavy, moderate to high moisture soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape. Use Mr. Poppins Winterberry as a pollenizer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9