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Plant Characteristics

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

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Ilex verticillata 'Winter Gold'

Buy Winter Gold Winterberry Holly online. A gold berried form of the popular 'Winter Red' variety. The gold berries are a nice mix with the red fruit of other varieties, and make very nice cut branches. Use 'Southern Gentleman' as the pollinator.

Mature Height:

6-8 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 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.


Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 5429

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(2 units available now - S)

Standard Package


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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7471

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

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