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Ilex verticillata 'Spravy'

BERRY HEAVY® WINTERBERRY HOLLY

Breeder
Buy Berry Heavy® Winterberry Holly online. A spectacular winter show with its heavy set of large, bright red berries and early leaf drop, exposing fruit. It rivals all other winterberry selections for its sheer mass of fruit. Use Jim Dandy or Mr. Poppins as pollinator.

Height:

6-8 Feet

Spread:

5-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ilex is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Planting a male selection in near proximity greatly improves the fruiting of Winterberry. Use Jim Dandy as the male.