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  • Winter Interest: One of the most distinctive features of winterberry is its bright red berries, which appear in the fall and persist throughout the winter, often remaining on the shrub well into early spring. These berries provide a splash of color in the winter landscape when many other plants are dormant.

  • Dioecious Nature: Winterberry shrubs are dioecious, which means that individual plants are either male or female. Female plants produce the characteristic red berries, while male plants provide the pollen necessary for pollination. To ensure berry production, it's recommended to plant both male and female shrubs in proximity.

  • Attracts Wildlife: The berries of Ilex verticillata are a valuable food source for wildlife, including birds like robins, cedar waxwings, and thrushes. Winterberry shrubs can help support local bird populations during the winter months when food can be scarce.

  • Adaptable: Winterberry is adaptable to various soil types, including wet or boggy soils. It thrives in moist, well-draining soils but can tolerate periodic flooding. This adaptability makes it a useful choice for rain gardens and wetland restoration projects.

  • Ornamental Value: Beyond its ecological importance, winterberry is valued for its ornamental appeal. The vibrant red berries, set against a backdrop of glossy green leaves, make it a popular choice for landscaping, especially in winter-themed gardens or holiday decorations.
  • SPREAD 175-200 CM
  • HEIGHT 175-200 CM

Care Instructions

Different plants have different watering needs. Check the soil moisture by inserting your finger about an inch into the soil. If it feels dry, water the plant until the water drains from the bottom of the pot. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

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