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Ilex glabra 'Nigra' /Nigra Inkberry

Ilex glabra 'Nigra'   / Ilex glabra 'Nigra'
Established planting in landscape
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Established planting in landscape

New growth in spring showing developing flower buds

Can be clipped to make a fairly growing shrub

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Scientific Name: Ilex glabra 'Nigra'
Common Name: Nigra Inkberry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: None
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: An upright, clump-forming species that is easy to grow and can grow where it is too wet for most hollies. Insect and disease free. It can tolerate deer, heat & humidity, wind, pollution and wet soils. Some birds eat the fruit.