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Campus Gardens

Ilex verticilata
Harvest Red winterberry
Family: Aquifoliaceae

The harvest red winterberry is a shrub. Harvest red winterberry produces a large amount of red fruit. The leaves are green and, round. The shrub can reach ten feet tall and fifteen feet wide. The leaves sometimes turn yellow in the fall. The leaves are a dark green in color. It is very good in wet areas unlike sparkleberry. The berries last most of the winter yet the leaves fall off. The shrub produces a large amount of red berries. The shrubs in front have color in them even during the winter. This gives the landscape a bit of color. The hardiness zones are 3 to 9. The shrubs are located in the front of the campus.

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