|This male plant named 'Southern Gentleman's' main purpose is to pollinate your female Ilex, which is not producing a good crop of fruits (Berries). Most people have native hollies in their area, but a few may be having trouble with their female plants producing a good crop. Considering there may not be a male holly in ones general area close enough to do the honors one should consider adding a male such as 'Southern Gentlemen'. Our male pollinator purpose is to assist in berry production. Try one! One is enough for your entire Landscape. The Genus Ilex is a dioecious Genus (meaning that each plant has single sexed flowers. 'Southern Gentlemen' is known to mate up best with selections 'Cacapon', 'Sparkleberry', 'Winter Red', 'Winter Gold'.