Ilex verticillata Little Goblin Red

Available mid June

photo of Ilex 'Little Goblin Red' courtesy of Proven Winners


'Little Goblin Red' winterberry brings you extra large and abundant rich-red berries on a dwarf plant. The berries persist throughout the winter or until the birds find them. This is a great choice for residential gardens, mass plantings or even for cut branches. Its compact size makes it easy to use in the smaller landscape.

  • Height: 91 - 152 cm (3 - 5 ft)
  • Spread: 91 - 152 cm (3 - 5 ft)
  • Hardiness: Zone 3-9
  • Sun or Shade: sun to partial shade
  • Leaf Colour: green
  • Bloom Colour: insignificant bloom

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Winterberries naturally grow in, and therefore prefer, wet acidic soil, but they can handle the well-drained soil found in most gardens. They grow well in either full sun or partial shade.This plant should rarely require pruning. If it does, it can be pruned immediately after blooming. Plant one 'Little Goblin Guy' holly for up to 5 'Little Goblin Red' hollies. The plants can be up to 15 meters apart.

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