Nellie Stevens Holly
Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’
- Size: 15’-25’ Tall and 8’-15’ Wide
- Growth Habit: Pyramidal
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Light Requirements: Full sun to Part Shade
- Soil Requirements: Adaptable; prefers moist, well drained, slightly acidic
- Appeal: The Nellie Stevens Holly is an evergreen holly that quickly grows into a dense pyramidal form and can be used to make a nice evergreen hedge. It is a female cultivar that will produce red berries on its own but will have more abundant fruiting when a male pollinator is present nearby. It has attractive dark green foliage that provides year round interest.