‘Screen Play’ Ilex

Ilex integra × latifolia 'Screen Play' PP27524 Home » The Collection » ‘Screen Play’ This hybrid holly has a naturally full, upright habit, perfect for screening. Unlike traditional hollies, 'Screen Play' has soft, spineless leaves, but still produces a bumper crop of deep red berries for winter.
‘Screen Play’ Ilex
Feature New growth is tinged with bronze; deep red berries in early winter
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F USDA zones 7–9
Sunset Zones 4–9, 15–17
Special Features Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Upright Habit, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Use Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass planting, Privacy Planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season None
Dimensions 20–30' H x 8–10' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in early spring
Pruning Prune as needed

Planting Instructions

  • Water before planting
  • Plant in full sun to part shade
  • Dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • Plant 1–2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • Water and add more soil if needed
  • Mulch 1–2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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