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Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
  • Green
  • Green
  • Green
  • White
  • Green
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Border Plant
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Mass 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 a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Dr. Carl Whitcomb calls this "An amazingly durable and tolerant holly that thrives under a wide range of conditions. Especially drought-resistant and a prolific producer of bright red berries."

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NELLIE R. STEVENS HOLLY

Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'

Buy Nellie R. Stevens Holly online. A hybrid between I. aquifolium and I. cornuta. Nelli R. Stevens grows into a large dense broadleaf evergreen shrub. Easy to trained into a small tree. Inconspicuous small greenish-white flowers appear in spring. Followed by abundant bright red berries appear fall and persist through winter.

Mature Height:

15-25 Feet

Mature Spread:

8-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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 www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Excellent quality and honest business. Packaging was careful and plants came fast and in very good shape. So far we are very pleased with Sooner Plant Farm. Happy to know we can use them for our garden needs.


Azra
Belmont, MA
November 2016

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