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Needlepoint Holly Shrubs for Sale Online
Pair lustrous green foliage with bold red berries to bring you a winter interest plant that lights up any landscape! Introducing the Needlepoint Holly, a gorgeous cultivar of the fan-favorite Nellie Stevens Holly (Ilex Cornuta Holly).
These plants, named appropriately, sport dark green leaves that are smooth with a sharp spine at the tip. This is a popular plant to add evergreen color to a landscape year-round. Beyond their captivating foliage, you can look forward to small white flowers in early spring and bold, juicy red berries in winter.
Some notable qualities of the Needle Point Holly beyond its breathtaking appearance include a fast growth rate, deer resistance, and tolerance to various growing conditions. These plants require little to no maintenance once established. Reaching a mature height of around 15 feet, Ilex Cornuta Needlepoint is the perfect proponent for use as a privacy screen or dense hedge in the landscape.
This magnificent winter interest plant will thrive if you live in growing zones 7-9. Ideal conditions for the Needlepoint Holly include full sun to partial shade and a well-draining soil medium. These plants are incredibly adaptable to just about any soil medium, though. Once established, these plants are said to be impressively drought-tolerant.
|Mature Height:||15 to 20 Feet|
|Mature Width:||10 to 12 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|Foliage Color:||Dark green|
|Growth Form:||Dense Upright pyramidal|
|Soil Conditions:||Very tolerant of most soil conditions|