Is inkberry holly an evergreen?
Similarly, is inkberry holly deer resistant?
Inkberry is resistant to deer, and thus is a good choice in areas where browsing deer are a problem for other shrubs.
Beside above, what is an evergreen bush? Evergreen shrubs provide permanent structure in the garden and all-year-round interest. Some have beautiful flower displays, or are highly scented in winter when little else is growing, and some have variegated or colourful foliage - a perfect foil for summer perennials, and a feature in itself during the winter.
Subsequently, one may also ask, how do you prune inkberry holly?
How to Trim Inkberry Bushes
- Use sharp hand clippers to lightly trim an inkberry bush to shape and to control its size before it begins to grow again in late winter or early spring.
- Rejuvenate an inkberry bush that is woody or leggy at the bottom.
- Remove limbs that are diseased, dead or insect-infested to keep an inkberry bush in good health.
Is Winterberry an evergreen?
No, not always. Ilex verticillata, Winterberry Holly, or Winterberry is our native, wetland holly that loses it leaves each autumn. This beautiful shrub is all the showier because its lack of winter leaves makes its berry display all the brighter.