Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy'
Also called Jim Dandy Black Alder
More About Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy'
- Flowers are white and inconspicuous
- Dark green, glossy leaves turn (occasionally) to purple
- Suckering profusely, it produces an oval shrub
- Required as male pollinator for 'Afterglow' and 'Red Sprite'
- Bloom Time: June to July
The 'Jim Dandy' cultivar was introduced in 1992 by Simpson Nursery in Vincennes, Indiana.
Jim Dandy 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 'Jim Dandy' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)