Needlepoint Holly – 1 Gallon

Needlepoint Holly – Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’ – is an evergreen shrub with an incredible upright habit. Delicate twirling leaves end in a single spine, preventing deer and other animals from feeding on it. As an evergreen, it is spectacular in any season, but in the spring, delicate white flowers bloom that become beautiful red berries in the winter. Heat and drought tolerant, this shrub is low maintenance while providing an aspect of elegance to your landscape.

  • USDA zones 7-9
  • Height: 10 to 15 feet
  • Spread: 5 to 10 feet
  • Partial shade to full sun
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Description

Needlepoint Holly – Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’ – is an evergreen shrub with an incredible upright habit. Delicate twirling leaves end in a single spine, preventing deer and other animals from feeding on it. As an evergreen, it is spectacular in any season, but in the spring, delicate white flowers bloom that become beautiful red berries in the winter. Heat and drought tolerant, this shrub is low maintenance while providing an aspect of elegance to your landscape.

 

  • USDA zones 7-9
  • Height: 10 to 15 feet
  • Spread: 5 to 10 feet
  • Partial shade to full sun

Additional information

Size

1 gallon, 3 gallon, 7 gallon

CARE

Plant Needlepoint Holly in soil with good drainage. Amendments to make the soil more acidic can be included. Mulch and water well until established. Pruning is not necessary, but if desired, can be pruned in the winter.

Spacing

For an informal hedge, space plants at least 12 feet apart on center. For a formal, manicured hedge, space shrubs 8 feet apart center-to-center.

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