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Nellie R Stevens Holly

Nellie R Stevens Holly


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Product: Nellie R. Stevens Holly

Scientific Name: Ilex x Nellie R. Stevens

Type: Tree

Full Grown Size: Height of 15-25′ and a spread of around 10-15′ at maturity.

Lifespan: 100 years

Soil condition: Well-drained soil with a slightly acidic or neutral pH of 5.0 to 7.0. Holly can also survive in slightly alkaline soil, heavy clay, dry sand, and almost any other type of soil.

Light Requirements: Full sun or partial shade.

Water requirements: One inch of water per week.

USDA Zones: Hardiness Zones 6 through 9.

 (Ilex x Nellie R. Stevens)

Buy Nellie R Stevens directly from grower. Our trees in 1 Gallon containers are available for online purchase and are 1-2  feet when purchased. Nellie R. Stevens can grow to a height of 30 feet. 

Nellie R. Stevens Hollies are fast growing trees, which are often planted in rows between 5 and 6 feet apart to create a thick, dense evergreen, with dark green glossy leaves, creating a year-round hedge or privacy screening.  Can be used as a specimen single tree.  Grows in partial shade to full sun.   Will grow in a variety of soils.   Drought tolerant and no known disease or insect problems.

How fast do Holly trees grow?  Average growth is 1.5 to 3 foot per year.   

How big does a Nellie R Holly get?  Nellie Stevens Hollies typically reaches a height between 15 and 25 feet and width of 10-12 feet, growing in a pyramid shape.

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