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Nellie Stevens Holly Trees for Sale Online
Nellie Stevens Holly is the fast-growing English holly producing lustrous dark green leaves and red fruits. This evergreen pyramidal tree is noted for its ability to reach impressive heights at a fast-paced growth rate. The Stevens Holly reaches heights up to 25 feet tall and up to 15 feet wide at the base. This tree is ideal for use as a privacy screen or formal hedge.
Hardy to Zone 6, the Ilex cornuta grows well in a variety of conditions, but prefers a well-drained soil and full sun. When planting alone, the tree takes on a broad pyramidal shape and can be grown as a specimen tree to break sight-lines. Double row plantings of Nellie Stevens Holly are a great way to not only bask in the privacy of a living wall, but to also reduce noise from a busy roadway adjacent to your property.
Nellie Stevens Holly trees additionally make for a wonderful backdrop to planting beds; the pleasing dark green color contrasts with white flowers and highlights their beauty. The added pop of the tree's red berries also adds some spice to your yard.
Nellie Stevens Holly can be kept to any height as long as you trim it once or twice a year. If pruned every year, the Nellie Stevens Holly will create a formal dark-green evergreen screen or box-shaped hedge, similar to a Yew hedge.
Nellie Stevens Holly can also be clustered in corners of the garden or used to hide smaller permanent fixtures in the garden such as well caps or utility boxes.
|Mature Height:||15 to 20 Feet|
|Mature Width:||10 to 12 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|Foliage Color:||Dark green|
|Growth Form:||Upright pyramidal|
|Soil Conditions:||Very tolerant of most soil conditions|