Description from Johnson’s Nursery: Common Winterberry is the Wisconsin native deciduous holly, variable in size. Commonly grows in damp areas throughout much of Wisconsin. Abundant bright red fruits hug branches on the female plants from fall into winter. Plant in groups – as both male and female plants are needed for fruit set. Prefers rich, moist, acidic soils. Has elliptic to obovate, toothed, dark green leaves that are 2-3″ long.
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