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Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

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Berry Heavy Winterberry Holly(3 of 15)

Ilex verticillata 'Berry Heavy'

  • Large, suckering deciduous shrub noted for its profusion of red berries along the stem that persist into winter

  • Female cultivar requiring a male cultivar for berry production

  • Plant in rich, moist to wet soil

  • Plant in full sun to light shade

  • Height: 6-8 feet

  • Width: 4-6 feet, suckering

Hardy in USDA zones 3-9:

  • Zone 3: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 4: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.

  • Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.

  • Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.

  • Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.

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