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Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' ('Nellie R. Stevens' holly)


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' EYE-leks Common Name: 'Nellie R. Stevens' holly Genus: Ilex
This vigorous evergreen holly bears abundant, shiny scarlet fruit. Use it as a screen, a background plant, or as a specimen.
Noteworthy characteristics: Fast growth. Showy berries.
Care: Provide full sun or part shade and moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation: Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer or early fall.
Problems: Aphids, scale insects, leaf miners.
Height 15 ft. to 30 ft.
Spread 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Fast Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Foliage; Showy Fruit
Foliage Color Evergreen
Uses Beds and Borders, Screening, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest Winter Interest, Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Shrubs

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