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Winterberry

Red Berries Brighten Winter
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  • 65724
  • Winter Red
  • Out Of Season
  • 65723
  • Southern Gentleman
  • Out Of Season

Winterberry

Description
Low-maintenance shrub produces red berries in late summer that attract birds. For berry production, a male pollinator (Southern Gentleman) must be planted near a female winterberry (Winter Red). Plant in full sun to partial shade. Grows 6-8 ft. tall. Potted. Zones 3-9.
Product Details
  • FormUpright, round plant
  • LightFull Sun to partial shade.
  • Height6 - 8 feet
  • Spread6 - 8 feet
  • Spacing6 - 8 feet
  • Zones4 - 9
  • FoliageDark green summer foliage turns yellow-green to purple-bronze in fall
  • Flower FormThe flowers are not ornamentally significant.
  • ColorSmall, green, insignificant
  • BloomsEarly June
  • FruitBright red berries
  • Soil RequirementsLikes acidic soil, will tolerate wet, swampy conditions
  • Growth RateModerate
  • PruningBest pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed.
  • PollinatorFor berry production, a male pollinator (Southern Gentleman) must be planted near a female winterberry (Winter Red).
  • CommentsKnown for its heavy fruiting and good retention of color throughout the winter. Native to North America.
  • Botanical NameIlex verticillata 'Winter Red'
  • DepthSet at the same level as it is in the shipping container; firm well and water thoroughly
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