Magical® Winter Jewel Winterberry Holly

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Bright & Glossy Magical Winter Jewel Winterberry Holly!

  • Shiny Dark-Green Deciduous Foliage
  • Compact Rounded Smaller Shrub
  • Huge Bright-Red Berries on Female Plants
  • Gorgeous Ornamental Accent
  • Hardy Native Shrub
  • Tolerant of Wet Sites
  • Bright Shiny Foliage
  • 'Southern Gentleman' Male Pollinator
  • Floral Arrangements and Winter Decor
  • Deer Resistant
  • Birds Love Them!

Your garden needs jewelry too! Magical® Winter Jewel Winterberry (Ilex verticilata 'Kolmwint') featuring luxuriously green leaves and colorful red gems!

Spring brings tiny white blooms and pollinators galore! Deep-green, glossy foliage lasts all summer into fall and is a gleaming backdrop throughout your garden.

Fall frost brings a colorful blush before they drop in winter, the branches are heavily laden with fiery bright red fruit clusters and are amazing decorations in the garden or in the home for dried holiday decor.

Winter Jewel is a female Holly and requires a pollinator. Nature Hills recommend the Southern Gentleman. One male plant will pollinate several Winter Jewel. Without the male pollinator, you may not see fruit, so keep that in mind before purchasing.

The fruits are amazing highlights to your winter landscape and your indoor winter tablescapes!

How to Use Magical® Winter Jewel Winterberry Holly In The Landscape

A show-off as a hedge and foundation planting, Winter Jewel adds curb appeal and great for along the roadside to act as a barrier between your front yard and the road.

Patios and balconies, and containers are perfect for these compact, smaller shrubs! The berries alone in winter make Winter Jewel the gem among your perennial gardens.

Their tolerance for soggy soils makes them wonderful for along streams and water features. Plant in low areas, moist wooded edges and where your gutters drain!

#ProPlantTips For Care

Winterberry thrives in native soggy swamps of Northeastern USA and Magical® Winter Jewel reaches a modest size in its USDA growing zones 4 - 9.

Loving the full sun and even some part shade, these grow best in average moisture and acidic, clay or soggy soil. It prefers wet soil but is adaptable to a wide range of conditions.

A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.

Winterberry plants are deer resistant, so you won't have to worry about them being decimated by their foraging. Rarely bothered by pests and Winterberry Holly are very disease resistant!

For amazing bright-red berries on a hardy native, you'll love the crown jewel of Holly, Magical® Winter Jewel Winterberry Holly planted right away so you won't miss out! Call Nature Hills Nursery right away!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Magical® Winter Jewel Winterberry Holly Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Ilex verticilata Kolmwint'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Tolerates Wet Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No