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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

Zone:

4

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Oval
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge