• Hardiness Zone

    4 – 7

  • Height

    10 – 20 feet

  • Spread

    6 – 8 feet

  • Autumn Color

    Reddish-Purple

More Information

The Winterberry tree brings vivid color to white winters. It is a species of holly and grows at a moderate rate.

The tree grows to approximately 10-20 feet. Its oval and double-toothed leaves are light green and measure two to four inches. These leaves will become reddish-purple in fall.

In summer, the tree develops small, white flowers. These will develop into pinkish lobed capsules which will open in mid-autumn revealing green berries. Only the female plants produce fruit. These will turn red and remain through much of winter.

Winterberry trees grow best in well-drained, moist, acidic soils. It can grow in sandy, loam or clay soil. It requires full sunlight to partial shade. Hardiness Zone: 4-7.