||This is a great species for to create an evergreen screen. Stoloniferous, Ilex glabra can spread to colonize an area approximately 6-8'Wide x 6-8' tall. A great fruit producer for wildlife, mainly birds are attracted to the abundance of black fruit. This species is known to survive 1 Degree F. and remain evergreen, nny temp. below 1 Degree could result in burning of the foliage and possible stem killing, but plant will rebound quickly in spring. For a more compact form look at var. 'Nigra', which is available from time to time.
Gallberry nectar is the food source of honey bees that produce the highly rated Gallberry Honey.