Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' Sold Out For Spring 2021

Nellie R. Stevens Holly

Category: Evergreen, Screening | Size: Medium | Hardiness Zones: 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 | Growth Rate: Medium | Adaptability: Salt Spray Tolerant, Urban Tolerant
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The amazing J.C. Raulston once described Ilex Nellie R. Stevens as possibly the best evergreen for landscaping...period. Nellie R. Stevens Holly is a vigorous plant, it rapidly forms a broad pyramidal tree. Lustrous dark green foliage, showy red fruit, natural fullness, and durability has proven Nellie to be an enduring superstar.

Grown here as full to the ground (ftg).

Category: Medium screening tree; broadleaf evergreen
Hardiness: 6 to 9
Foliage: Glossy dark green
Flower: Small, white; inconspicuous
Fruit: Rich red berries
Bark: Smooth, gray
Winter Interest: Dark green leaves; red berries through winter
Texture: Medium
Shape: Pyramidal
Mature Size: 30' tall by 20' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Ilex Nellie R. Stevens is very durable; drought tolerant; heat tolerant; urban tolerant