Holly-Winterberry 'Berry Heavy®' - 3 Gal.


Ilex verticillata 'Berry Heavy'

If you desire intense late fall and early winter color in your landscape, 'Berry Heavy'® is the plant for you. There are lots of other Winterberry on the market but this selection stands out more with its extra large, shining bright red berries and the incredible profuseness of their numbers on a plant with outstanding landscape form. Group these in your landscape in a place where the birds can find them and you can enjoy the show from afar. Don't be afraid of a moist area because 'Berry Heavy'® will adapt jusy fine.

Plant Details

Zone: 4 - 8

Mature Size: 6-8ft High x 6-8ft Wide

Current Size: 18-21''

Growing Tips

Adaptable to wet soils, does well in light and heavy soils. First class pick for planting in saturated areas. Likes high moisture, native to swampy and boggy areas. Best if pruned in late winter or early spring. No pruning really necessary unless removing dead/broken branches. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the recommended rates of application. Use 'Jim Dandy' as pollinator.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Saturday, November 30 2019

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

Plant Size Guide

Below is the most current USDA hardiness zone map. All of our products can be found by your particular winter hardiness zone shown below.


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