Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’

Nellie R. Stevens Holly

A broadly pyramidal evergreen shrub with abundant red berries. The foliage is a dark, glossy green. It is a hybrid of I. aquifolium and I. cornuta. It prefers full sun and well-drained, slightly acid soil. 'Nellie' has better heat tolerance than many of the hollies. It can be used as a hedge, in the border, or as a small tree.

  • Common Name: Nellie R. Stevens Holly
  • Height: 20'
  • Spread: 15'
  • Type: Evergreen
  • Zone: 6 - 9

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