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Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'
Stevens Holly

Ilex x  'Nellie R. Stevens'
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A rare hybrid between Ilex aquifolium and Ilex cornuta, The prickly leaves are a very deep green and have amongst the darkest colour of any plant. Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens' is a female form and has masses of pretty, red fruit in late autumn and winter once established.

With a striking pyramidal habit once established, Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens' is a handsome and unusual specimen plant!

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'  grows to be a large shrub or if unpruned, eventually a small tree with a pyramidal, upright habit.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Notes: Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens' is a female plant and requires a nearby male holly to fruit well.


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