Ilex Mutchagara 'Nellie R Stevens'. Hybrid Holly. Ball Shape.
The Ilex Mutchagara 'Nellie R Stevens' is a cross between Ilex Cornuta and Ilex Aquifolium.
Slow growing it can reach 4-5m in time. Glossy green prickly leaves can be up to 4 inches long and leathery in texture. Insignificant small white-green flowers are followed by a long lasting heavy crop of berries which become bright red around mid November. It is low maintenance and hardy throughout the UK.
Grown and shaped into a ball it gives a striking effect when next to a doorway or pathway especially at Christmas, and it is equally suited to growing in the open ground or in planters.
These trees are exceptional quality with a huge amount of berries. Photos to follow of some of the large Holly Trees in stock now. Photo 6 shows the berries during winter. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.
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ILEX MUTCHAGARA 'NELLIE R STEVENS'. Holly Ball Shape.
Latin Name: Ilex Mutchagara 'Nellie R Stevens'.
Common Name: Ilex Nellie Stevens, Holly 'Nellie R Stevens'.
Hardiness: Completely hardy in the UK.
Growth: Evergreen. Slow growing medium size tree or shrub. Ball Shape. Glossy green prickly leaves. Heavy crops of bright red berries on from mid Nov. Excellent container plant.
Sun: Full sun/shade.
Soil: Any. Well drained. Very adaptable.
Moisture: Water regularly. Tolerates drought.
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