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Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Understory Planting
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'

Buy Needlepoint Holly online. Has dense lateral branching that creates a broad growth habit. Long, narrow, lustrous, and dark green leaves have a slight twist to them. Produces dark red berries. Excellent for hedges or in mass plantings.

Mature Height:

8-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

10-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Aquafoliaceae · Common Name: Holly / Winterberry

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10073

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(603 units available now - G)

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Customer Testimonials

My items were not shipped, they were picked up. However, am very pleased with the customer service and care from Colin and Derek.

Tulsa, OK
November 2016

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