Nellie R. Stevens Holly Tree

Nellie R. Stevens Holly Tree

Nellie R. Stevens Holly Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Ilex
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; prefers well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types (heavy clay, damp); best to avoid wet sites
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Dense; upright; pyramidal
Height:   30 to 40'
Weight:   10 to 15
Leaf:   Glossy, deep green leaves; attractive year round
Flower/Fruit:   Abundance of bright red fruit
Comments:    A hybrid of I. aquifolium and I. cornuta; vigorous; drought and heat tolerant; pollination by I. cornuta; produces some fruit without male pollinator
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --