Jim Dandy Winterberry
Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy'
The Holly is a Christmas favorite and member of the Aquifoliaceae family of trees and shrubs. The Holly has a long history of religious and holiday traditions around the globe. Ranging from red to black, the fruit of the holly ripens in the Winter and provides essential food for the birds and other wildlife.
To produce fruit, a female and male holly are required. The female holly will have smooth and rounded leaves while male holly’s have leaves that are rough-edged and spiked.
Jim Dandy (male) is an excellent pollinator for Red Sprite (female)
*Deer May Browse*
|Height||6' - 10'|
|Spread||6' - 10'|
|Primary Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Yellow|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
|Sun Preferences||Sun to Partial Shade|
|Water Preferences||Average; ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.|
|Cold Hardiness Zone||4-8|