Ilex verticillata< Back
Deep, rich green leaves. 6 – 8′ tall. Full sun – light shade. Moist soil tolerant. Female plants have bright red berries starting in fall with good fruit retention in winter. Requires both male and female plants for berry production; this specimen is unsexed. A favorite shrub for fall and winter effect & attracting birds. Salt tolerant. Northeastern U.S. native. Ours are Long Island provenance. Zone 3.