Ilex glabra 'Nigra'

Inkberry Holly, Gallberry Holly

Family: Aquifoliaceae Holly

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist to wet
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, foundation, hedge, massing, screen, standard, seashore, superior hedge
Height 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Spread 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive