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Holly, Nellie R Stevens

Ilex x (Holly, Nellie R Stevens)
Ilex X 'nellie Stevens' - Nellie Stevens Holly B&B 8'-9'

Ilex x 'Nellie Stevens'

Nellie Stevens Holly is an upright, dense, pyramidal growing evergreen with deep green, spiny foliage. THe plant developes fruit which turns red in autumn and often times persists through much of the winter. This is a superior selection for screening, accenting corners of large buildings, or using as a specimen.

Fast grower
Great for screening
Lustrous dark green foliage

Height

15-25 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet


Interesting Notes

Released in 1954 but started from seed obtained at the National Arboretum by Nellie R. Stevens in 1900.

 

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Evergreen
Screen Planting
Specimen
Border
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
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