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‘Nellie R. Stevens’ holly

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens'

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This vigorous evergreen holly bears abundant, shiny scarlet fruit. Use it as a screen, a background plant, or as a specimen.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsFast growth. Showy berries.

CareProvide full sun or part shade and moist but well-drained soil.

PropagationRoot semi-ripe cuttings in summer or early fall.

ProblemsAphids, scale insects, leaf miners.

  • Genus : Ilex
  • Plant Width : 10 to 15 feet
  • Plant Height : 15 to 30 feet
  • Zones : 7, 8, 9
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage, Showy Fruit
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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