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Mr. Poppins® Winterberry

Ilex verticillata 'FarrowMrP' PP #25,834

SKU
08635
This extremely hardy male holly is the ideal pollenizer for Berry Poppins™, Berry Heavy®, and Berry Nice®. Plant one male for every five female plants. Densely branched growth makes an ideal background shrub. hedge or border planting. Produces no berries. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationEYE-leks ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Pollenizer, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist to wet.

Adaptable but prefers moist, acidic soils. Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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