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This perennial shrub is a member of the holly family but does not retain its foliage.  Leaves are not sharp as with other hollies, and turn from purplish green to black at first frost.  Its flowers are followed by very showy, dense, red berries that remain on the branches throughout winter.


Berries are agreat source of sustenance for birds in  winter.


**Plants are unisex, as is typical with hollies. Must have male and female plants to have berries. 

  • Soil Moisture

    Dry, moist or wet.  Can tolerate poor drainage.

  • Light Requirements

    Sun, part shade, shade.

  • Mature Sizing

    Six to eight feet.

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