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Plant Type: Shrub
Habitat: Wetland
Light Requirements: sun, part sun
Soil Moisture: mesic, wet
Soil Type: All
Height: 6 - 10 ft
Bloom Time: Spring - early summer
Flower Colour: greenish- white
Comments: Clusters of red berries on female plants
Germination: Seed germinates only after multiple cycles of warm and cold, typically 40° - 70° - 40° - 70°F. Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
Alternate Common Name: Winterberry Holly
Seed Ripens: fall
Picture Copyright: Robert H Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database