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Out of Season Winterberry

Winterberry

Red Berries Brighten Winter


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.
  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 9'
  • Light Required Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name: Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red'
  • Height: 9'
  • Spacing: 9'
  • Depth: Set at the same level as it is in the shipping container; firm well and water thoroughly
  • Spread: 9'
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Color: small, green, insignificant
  • Foliage: Dark green summer foliage turns yellow-green to purple-bronze in fall
  • Blooms: Early June
  • Fruit: Bright-Red Berries
  • Form: Upright, round plant
  • Flower Form: Clusters of small flowers
  • Soil Requirements: Likes acidic soil, will tolerate wet, swampy conditions
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Late winter before new growth begins
  • Size: 3 in
  • Comments: Known for its heavy fruiting and good retention of color throughout the winter. Native to North America.

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