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Ilex Mutchagara 'Nellie R Stevens'. Hybrid Holly.

Espalier. Head Size: Width 150cm x Height 200cm   
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, evergreen and hardy throughout the UK.

Grown and trained into an espalier form it gives a striking effect and instant screening all year round . Perfect for leaving in a container, it is equally suited to growing in the open ground. 


These trees are exceptional quality. Photos 1-3 are of the actual Holly Trees in stock now. Photo 4 shows the colour of the berries through winter. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each palm is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our palms.


To PRE-ORDER please contact us: with your requirements or alternatively reserve by choosing 'Manual' payments at checkout ( where no payment is taken until just before delivery).


SKU: IlexMNS esp-110
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  • Latin Name: Ilex Aquifolium.

    Common Name: Common Holly, English Holly.

    Origin: Western and Southern Europe, Northwest Africa, Southwest Asia.

    Hardiness: Completely hardy in the UK.

    Growth: Evergreen. Slow growing medium size tree or shrub. Espalier grown. Glossy green prickly leaves. Bright red berries on female plants from mid Nov. Excellent container plant, perfect for providing an intant hegde or screen. 

    Sun: Full sun/shade.

    Exposure: Exposed/Sheltered

    Soil: Any. Well drained. Very adaptable.

    Moisture: Water regularly. Tolerates drought.

  • Available For Delivery Now.


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.  

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