Ilex verticillata 'Berry Heavy'


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Extra large profuse red berries
  • Requires male pollinator like "Jim Dandy"
  • Selection of native species
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Winterberry is easy to grow and tolerates most conditions in full-part sun, even those with moist or wet soils. Prune as needed in the spring and apply an acid fertilizer.

Height: 6-8 ft
Spread: 6-8 ft
Price Level 1: $44.99~#3
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Native
  • Naturalizing
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained