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.