Winterberry - credit: Richard Webb, Self-employed horticulurist, Bugwood.org, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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Winterberry - credit: Richard Webb, Self-employed horticulurist, Bugwood.org, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Winterberry

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    25 seedlings
    50 seedlings
    100 seedlings
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Only -3 left!

Ilex verticillata

Also known as Michigan holly, the persistent bright red fruit of this shrub makes it very popular for landscaping. The attractive bright red fruit of winterberry is eaten by small mammals and more than 48 species of birds. 

Current Sale Size: 1 year old bare-root seedlings, 12-18". 
Seedlings are unsexed. Recommended to have multiple, as it is necessary to have both female and male plants for fertilization and berries.

* Qualifies for Mix & Match Discount with other Shrubs, see Coupons on Shrub collection.

Growth Rate: Moderate

Soils: Sand, Loam

Moisture: Moist

Shade Tolerance: Full sun to shade

Mature Height: 5-15 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: Medium

Origin: Native

Uses: ornamental, fall colors, birds, wildlife, butterflies

WARNING: All Ilex species may be somewhat toxic if ingested.

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