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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
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*
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Best in medium to wet acidic soils. Prune to shape in early spring before the plant pushes new growth. 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

Male Selection used for pollination

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SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN WINTERBERRY HOLLY

Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman'

Buy Southern Gentleman Winterberry Holly online. A male pollinator for several female varieties of deciduous holly, including Oosterwijk, Sparkleberry, Winter Red and Winter Gold. Its flowers are not showy.

Mature Height:

6-9 Feet

Mature Spread:

7-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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®.

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Purchase SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN WINTERBERRY HOLLY Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 9785

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(32 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7465

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(8 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$75.00

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