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Ilex X Nellie R. Stevens | Standard Espalier | 150×150

Original price was: £823.50.Current price is: £699.97.

Pot Size – Litres: 110-130L
Mature Height: 4-6 meters
Mature Spread: 2-3 meters
Foliage: Glossy, dark green, evergreen leaves
Fragrant: Not significantly fragrant
Growth Rate: Moderate-growing
Hardiness: Zones 6-9 hardy
Position: Full to partial sun
Soil Moisture: Moist, well-drained soil
Soil pH: Adaptable to various pH levels
Soil Type: Adaptable to various soil types

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Ilex x Nellie R. Stevens is a hybrid evergreen shrub that is a cross between Ilex aquifolium (English Holly) and Ilex cornuta (Chinese Holly). It is named after Nellie Robinson Stevens, who was the wife of a Maryland plantsman and played a role in selecting this particular hybrid.

This holly cultivar is highly valued for its attractive and dense foliage, as well as its ability to tolerate a wide range of growing conditions.

The leaves of Ilex x Nellie R. Stevens are dark green, glossy, and spiny, featuring a classic holly shape with a serrated edge. The foliage remains on the plant year-round, providing an evergreen presence in the landscape.

One of the notable characteristics of Ilex x Nellie R. Stevens is its adaptability to various soil types, including clay, loam, or sandy soils. It is also tolerant of both full sun and partial shade.

Due to its dense growth habit, Ilex x Nellie R. Stevens is often used as a privacy screen, hedge, or windbreak. Its ability to withstand pruning makes it suitable for formal or informal hedge designs.

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Dimensions 150 × 350 cm