Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)

Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)

  • Grows 8 to 10 feet tall
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Moist to wet soil
  • Blooms in June, July
  • Loved by many native pollinators
  • Birds enjoy the beautiful berries
  • Takes well to pruning
  • One male can fertilize up to ten females within 50 feet
  • Larval host plant
  • Not for the small landscape
  • Dioecious - separate male and female plants
  • Attractive fruit that persists
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