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Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'/Winter Red Winterberry

Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite' / Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
Handsome fruit and typical yellow-green foliage
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Handsome fruit and typical yellow-green foliage

This special cultivar has handsome foliage and berries

Berries and fading foliage in late autumn just before the first frost

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Scientific Name: Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
Common Name: Winter Red Winterberry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: Will grow in soils that retain a lot of moisture. Fruit is readily eaten by many species of resident birds. Female plants need male nearby to pollinate its flowers. This deer resistant holly is very hardy.