Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow'
Also called Afterglow Black Alder
More About Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow'
- Flowers are white and inconspicuous
- Orange-red berries persist into the winter
- Dark green, glossy leaves turn yellow in the fall
- Suckering occasionally, it produces an oval shrub
- Female - requires 'Jim Dandy' for pollination
- Bloom Time: May to June
The 'Afterglow' cultivar was introduced in 1976 by Simpson Nursery in Vincennes, Indiana.
Afterglow Winterberry Growing and Maintenance Tips
Although winterberry will tolerate some shade, fruit production is best in sunny locations. Winterberry will tolerate a range of soil types and moistures. One, male, winterberry plant will effectively pollinate up to six, female plants.
Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum