For decades, Cline’s Nursery has been passionate about Nellie Stevens Holly. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest-quality Nellie R. Stevens Holly and have them in a variety of sizes. We provide wholesale Nellie Stevens in hard-to-find sizes and quantity for landscapers and other wholesale customers.
About Nellie Stevens Holly
Nellie Stevens Holly is a beautiful green plant that is often used to line property and replace a fence. A great trait of the Nellie Stevens Holly is the privacy its lush and full branches offer! Using Nellie Stevens Hollies instead of a fence will bring a magical feel to your yard and garden. Rather than having an unsightly wooden fence, you can create the same amount of privacy with a lush and beautiful plant.
These Hollies have been used along a yard perimeter or property lines, as garden hedges, property markers, and even as separators within a yard. You can create a mythical garden feeling by separating your yard with a clear boundary. Wholesale Nellie Stevens Holly can also be planted as a stand-alone tree if the bush wall does not sound like a great fit for your yard or garden.
Nellie Stevens Holly trees are dark green and maintain their foliage all year. Despite the harsh conditions and pressures of summer months, Nellie Stevens Holly typically remains lush and dark green in appearance. Unlike other trees like evergreens, you don’t have to worry about your Nellie Stevens Holly too much in those hot summer months. Your Nellie Stevens Holly will look dark and luscious year-round and in the Spring, you can expect to see small, white flowers pop up around the thick and beautiful branches.
Nellie Stevens Hollies are fast-growing trees that are usually planted in rows between 5 and 6 feet apart. This will create a dense hedge or privacy screen. When they are planted like this, Nellie Stevens Hollies will usually reach about 15 to 25 feet high. When they are planted alone without any obstructions, they typically reach between 25 and 35 feet. These are very fast-growing plants and you should expect to see about 3 feet of growth a year!
Where to Plant Nellie Stevens Holly
If your intention for your Nellie Stevens Holly is to use it as a privacy screen, the best place to plant it is along the property line or if you want to develop your hedge. If this is your goal, you should plant numerous Hollies about 5 or 6 feet apart, lining the whole area you want to be shielded.
Regardless of where you plant your Nellie Stevens Hollies, you should be sure that they are in a location where they will receive plenty of sun, and some access to shade. These plants are pretty durable and easy to care for, however, you should be sure they are put in a location where they have a chance to thrive.
Nellie Stevens Hollies grow the best in Zones 6 through 9. This excludes the far northeast as well as areas of Ohio, north of Kansas, and other areas of the midwest. If you are planting in areas of the Southwest that does not receive much water, you need to be diligent about watering them. Whether this is done by hand daily or with an irrigation system, you should be sure that your plant has plenty of water.
How to Care for Your Nellie Stevens Holly
Nellie Stevens Holly is a pretty durable and easy-to-care-for plant. With proper care, they survive well in rural, suburban, or urban areas. It is drought-resistant, so it is possible to successfully grow them in areas without frequent precipitation.
Water and sun exposure are the most important considerations in caring for your Nellie Stevens Holly. You need to be sure that your plant has partial shade, with some light morning and afternoon sun followed by shade in the late afternoon. A shield from the hottest sun of the day is important.