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May 5, 2016 1:09 PM CST
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I just received a Edward J. Stevens holly to help pollinate my Nellie Stevens holly.
The Edward J. Stevens holly I received has a berry on it. I didn't think they had any berries.
Does anyone know if they are supposed to have berries?
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May 28, 2022 8:10 AM CST

Hello, I see your post is from 2016. Was wondering if you found a solution. I'm looking for a Edward J Stevens holly also but no luck so far. But I would have the same questions as you. I would not expect a berry on a male holly. I surprised you got no response. I was told a Buford holly is a pollinator for Nellie Stevens but it also has berries. Kind of confusing to me.
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May 28, 2022 8:57 AM CST
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I bought a couple Burfords years ago. I was told at some point they may put 2-3 shoots together in a pot, so anyone planting a Burford should get 'some' berries. Maybe this is done with some other hollies?
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