Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman'
Also called Southern Gentlemale Black Alder
More About Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman'
- Flowers are white and inconspicuous
- Dark green, glossy leaves turn (occasionally) to purple
- Suckering profusely, it produces an oval shrub
- Required as a male pollinator for 'Winter Red'
- Bloom Time: June to July
Southern Gentleman 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 'Southern Gentleman' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils