Tagged as: Trees and Shrubs That Attract Birds, Salt-Tolerant Trees and Shrubs, Plants Tolerant of Wet Sites, Plants for Shady Sites, native, Intermediate Sized, Interesting Fruits of Trees & Shrubs, Four Season Landscape
Botanical name: Ilex verticillata*
Common name: Common Winterberry
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Height: 6-10' Spread: 6-10' Habit/Form: Upright Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 3-9
Cultural Requirements: Sun to part shade; prefers moist (to wet) acidic soil. Tolerant of flooded area for extended periods of time.
Ornamental Characteristics: Dark, glossy green foliage, bright red, persistent fruit, maroon fall color, light gray stems; requires male and female plants for fruit set.
Uses in the Landscape: Use in a shrub border or mixed border
Birds Attracted: 20+ species including hermit thrush, thrashers, finches, and cardinal
Plant Appeal for Birds: Fruits ripen in fall and persist into winter
Aerial Salt Tolerance: Moderate degree of salt tolerance; use in low exposed areas
* Native to Midwest
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