Holly Patents (Class PLT/247)
  • Publication number: 20190090401
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex cultivar named ‘MAGDEN’ is disclosed, characterized by stable and distinctive yellow to yellow-green and green variegation. Foliage is distinctively oak leaf shaped. Plant growth is controlled and less vigorous than the parent variety. Plants are very well suited for performance in the landscape, including as a specimen plant or a hedge. The new cultivar is an Ilex, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Publication number: 20180279529
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex cultivar named ‘BLH01’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive low growing, compact habit. Plants are very well suited for performance in the landscape, including as a specimen plant or a hedge. The new cultivar is a Ilex, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Publication number: 20180235129
    Abstract: ‘CR195-115’ is a new and distinct cultivar of interspecific-hybrid evergreen holly distinguished by its small spineless leaves and narrowly conical single-trunk tree form, which is highly dissimilar to other forms of Ilex. Its parentage includes four species (Ilex crenata, I. aquifolium, I. pernyi, and I. rugosa), further distinguishing it from other cultivars. Plants are winter-hardy and exhibit a moderate rate of growth, develop an upright, densely-branched narrow conical form of compact size, and produce an abundance of well-displayed shiny black fruit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: ELWIN R. ORTON, THOMAS J. MOLNAR
  • Publication number: 20170295686
    Abstract: ‘NCIV3’ is a new male tetraploid cultivar of deciduous holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas Green Ranney
  • Publication number: 20170295687
    Abstract: ‘NCIV2’ is a new tetraploid cultivar of deciduous holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit, and prolific, large, showy orange fruit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas Green Ranney
  • Publication number: 20170231140
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘EN1’, characterized by its compact, uniform and mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; glossy medium green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventor: Jack Mitchell Magee
  • Publication number: 20170231139
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘EN2’, characterized by its uniform and mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; glossy medium green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventor: Jack Mitchell Magee
  • Publication number: 20170013753
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex×meserveae cultivar named ‘GEERS’ is disclosed, characterized by greyed-green leaves margined cream-white with dotted transition. Plants are male and do not produce fruit. Floriferous plants with moderately vigorous growth. Leaves appear sharp but are not sharp to the touch. The new variety is an Ilex×meserveae, normally produced as an outdoor garden plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventor: Peter Geers
  • Publication number: 20160278265
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘SMNIGAB17’, characterized by its compact, uniform and low mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; small dark green-colored leaves; developing leaves reddish in color; and good garden performance and winter hardiness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: SPRING MEADOW NURSERY INC.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160029532
    Abstract: ‘NCIV1’ is a new cultivar of hybrid holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit, and prolific, large, showy red fruit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
  • Publication number: 20140380538
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Ilex plant characterized by its naturally pyramidal habit, shiny, rich brown new growth that holds the dark coloration through the seasons on the first year leaves, mite resistance, and deep green, satiny mature foliage with soft spines that don't catch your clothing, profuse and long lasting bright red berries, and good cold tolerance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventor: Michael D. Reardon
  • Patent number: PP23905
    Abstract: A Japanese holly plant having a unique upright growth habit that makes it suitable for topiary usage, hedge plant usage and as a landscape shrub. The new plant is widest at the middle or central area, with a rounded base and pyramidal apex. The new plant has large leaves and a relatively fast growth rate for a Japanese holly plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: John M. Ruter
  • Patent number: PP25475
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex×meserveae, ‘Hach 1’, characterized by upright, erect and narrow plant habit, its foliage that is greyed purple to brown in color in winter, and its lack of fruit production (male selection).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Hachmann Baumschulen
    Inventor: Holger Hachmann
  • Patent number: PP25659
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Ilex plant characterized by its naturally pyramidal habit, shiny, rich plum brown new growth that holds the dark coloration through the season in two or three flushes of new growth, mite resistance, and deep green, satiny mature foliage with soft spines that don't catch your clothing, profuse and long lasting bright red berries, and good cold tolerance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Reardon Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael D. Reardon
  • Patent number: PP25834
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘FarrowMrP’, characterized by its upright, low mounded and compact plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; flat dark green-colored leaves; typically only male flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Michael W. Farrow
  • Patent number: PP25835
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘FarrowBPop’, characterized by its upright and compact plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; flat dark green-colored leaves; numerous bright red-colored berries; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Michael W. Farrow
  • Patent number: PP25852
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘FarrowSK6’, characterized by its upright and narrowly pyramidal plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; small, glossy dark green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursurey Inc.
    Inventor: Michael W. Farrow
  • Patent number: PP26088
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex aquifolium, ‘Spek 02’, that is characterized by its variegated foliage with deep green centers and golden yellow margins, its deep purple-red young shoots, its good winter hardiness, and its ability to be readily propagated by softwood stem cuttings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: JOH. SPEK BOOMKWEKERIJEN B.V.
    Inventor: Pieter Spek
  • Patent number: PP26926
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘David Carroll’, characterized by its compact and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; bright yellow green-colored leaves; and good garden performance and winter hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: David Carroll
  • Patent number: PP26997
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘Annys1’, characterized by its compact and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; leaves that are initially green in color and with development, become golden yellow in color; leaves that resist sun-burning; and good garden performance and winter hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Inventor: Andre Franciscus van Nijnatten
  • Patent number: PP27109
    Abstract: ‘NCIV1’ is a new cultivar of hybrid holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit, and prolific, large, showy red fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
  • Patent number: PP27133
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex aquifolium, ‘GDJ’, that is characterized by its well-branched, compact, and broadly upright plant habit, its variegated leaves that emerge with medium green centers with bright yellow-green margins and mature to dark green centers with yellow margins, and its leaves with a glossy surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: S. Hendriksen Beheer BV
    Inventor: Simon Hendriksen
  • Patent number: PP27524
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex plant named ‘Screen Play’, that is characterized by its well-branched, dense, upright plant habit with suitablity for use as a hedge or privacy screen, its vigourous growth habit with plants growing an average of 1.5 m per year in Georgia when young, its large leaves that emerge light green tinged with bronze in color and maturing to a deep green color, its leaves that are glossy and spineless with very finely serrated margins, its berries that ripen to a deep red color in early fall and persist on the plant through the winter, its cold tolerance; remaining evergreen in U.S.D.A Zone 7, and its ease of pollination by ambient pollen when grown in Georgia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: ITSAUL PLANTS LLC
    Inventor: Toshihiro Hagiwara
  • Patent number: PP27554
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘SMNIGAB17’, characterized by its compact, uniform and low mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; small dark green-colored leaves; developing leaves greyed orange in color; and good garden performance and winter hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP27755
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex×meserveae cultivar named ‘GEERS’ is disclosed, characterized by greyed-green leaves margined cream-white with dotted transition. Plants are male and do not produce fruit. Floriferous plants with moderately vigorous growth. Leaves appear sharp but are not sharp to the touch. The new variety is an Ilex×meserveae, normally produced as an outdoor garden plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Inventor: Peter Geers
  • Patent number: PP28904
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘EN1’, characterized by its compact, uniform and mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; glossy medium green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Inventor: Jack Mitchell Magee
  • Patent number: PP28905
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘EN2’, characterized by its uniform and mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; glossy medium green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Inventor: Jack Mitchell Magee
  • Patent number: PP28937
    Abstract: ‘NCIV3’ is a new male tetraploid cultivar of deciduous holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas Green Ranney
  • Patent number: PP28938
    Abstract: ‘NCIV2’ is a new tetraploid cultivar of deciduous holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit, and prolific, large, showy orange fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: North Carollna State University
    Inventor: Thomas Green Ranney
  • Patent number: PP29055
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex verticillata cultivar named ‘BB9’ which is characterized by vigorous growth, producing a large amount of strong, upright main stems with numerous lateral branches, with each bearing large vibrant red berries along their entire length. The claimed plant propagates successfully by softwood stem cuttings and has proven to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Trinity Valley Vineyards LLC
    Inventor: Leendert D. DeVries
  • Patent number: PP29056
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex verticillata cultivar named ‘GG11’ which is characterized by vigorous growth, a large amount of strong, upright main stems with numerous lateral branches, and very early fruiting with medium-sized vibrant orange berries along the entire length of the lateral branches. The claimed plant propagates successfully by softwood stem cuttings and has proven to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Trinity Valley Vineyards LLC
    Inventor: Leendert D. DeVries
  • Patent number: PP29578
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex crenata plant named, ‘PIIIC-I’, that is characterized by its upright, fastigiate plant habit, its dense, freely branching growth habit, its slightly recurved leaves that are glossy in texture and dark green in color, branches that do not splay or spread apart with age and its lack of fruit production (male flowers).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: BAILEY NURSERIES INC.
    Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley
  • Patent number: PP29799
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex cultivar named ‘BLH01’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive low growing, compact habit. Plants are very well suited for performance in the landscape, including as a specimen plant or a hedge. The new cultivar is a Ilex, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Plant Development Services, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP29800
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex cultivar named ‘Madez’ which is characterized by an upright and freely branching growth habit, a conical plant shape, excellent cold hardiness, strong plant vigor, very glossy juvenile foliage with a general coloration appearing as a combination of deep maroon and dark brown, dark green and very glossy mature foliage, and vibrant red berries through the winter. The claimed plant propagates successfully by softwood stem cuttings and has proven to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Inventor: Paul Charles Hanslik
  • Patent number: PP29992
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex crenata plant named ‘Annys5’ that is characterized by its male flowers and therefore lacks berry formation, its compact and semi-upright plant habit, and its glossy leaves that are oblanceolate in shape and flat in aspect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Inventor: Andre van Nijnatten
  • Patent number: PP30068
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex crenata plant named ‘Glorie Dwarf’ that is characterized by its very compact plant habit, slow-growing growth habit and leaves that are small in size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: VAN VLIET NEW PLANTS B.V.
    Inventors: Reinhold Dirk Hinrikus Barth, Hinrikus Barth
  • Patent number: PP30129
    Abstract: ‘CR195-115’ is a new and distinct cultivar of interspecific, hybrid evergreen holly distinguished by its small spineless leaves and narrowly conical single-trunk tree form, which is highly dissimilar to other forms of Ilex. Its parentage includes four species (Ilex crenata, I. aquifolium, I. pernyi, and I. rugosa), further distinguishing it from other cultivars. Plants are winter-hardy in USDA Hardiness Zone 6b and exhibit a moderate rate of growth, develop an upright, densely-branched narrow conical form of compact size, and produce an abundance of well-displayed shiny black fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: Elwin R. Orton, Thomas J. Molnar
  • Patent number: PP30147
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex glabra cultivar named ‘ILEXFARROWTRACEY’ is disclosed, characterized by dark green foliage. Plants are dwarf and compact, forming dense mounds, with foliage growth to the ground. The new cultivar is an Ilex glabra, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Wayne Farrow
  • Patent number: PP30451
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex cultivar named ‘MAGDEN’ is disclosed, characterized by stable and distinctive yellow to yellow-green and green variegation. Foliage is distinctively oak leaf shaped. Plant growth is controlled and less vigorous than the parent variety. Plants are very well suited for performance in the landscape, including as a specimen plant or a hedge. The new cultivar is an Ilex, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Plant Development Services Inc.
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP30579
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex x meserveae plant named ‘Annys Dwarf’ that is characterized by its foliage that is fine, glossy and dark green in color and changing to dark purple-green in winter, its abundant flowering in the spring, its exhibits a compact plant habit, its lack of berry production (male flowers), and its leaf surfaces that smooth with spines on margins that are soft and not prickly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Inventor: André van Nijnatten
  • Patent number: PP31118
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘SMNIFA’, characterized by its uniform and mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; dark green-colored leaves; and good garden performance and winter hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP31749
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex verticillata cultivar named ‘B-43-4’ which is characterized by a tall plant height and a large amount of strong, upright main stems with numerous lateral branches, with each bearing very large salmon-orange berries along their entire length. The claimed plant propagates successfully by softwood stem cuttings and has proven to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Humboldt Land Company LLC
    Inventor: Leendert DeVries
  • Patent number: PP32035
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex crenata plant named MAD-IC1, that is characterized by its broad columnar-fastigiate habit, its exceptional strong branches that do not splay, its coriaceous lustrous dark green pest-resistant foliage, and its propensity to produce shiny black fruits if a suitable pollinator is in proximity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP32278
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex crenata plant named ‘Land Green’ that is characterized by its pyramidal plant shape that requires little pruning to maintain a pyrimidal shape, its leaves that are dark green in color and its compact plant habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: VAN VLIET NEW PLANTS B.V.
    Inventor: José Luis Landin Outón
  • Patent number: PP32759
    Abstract: A new Ilex plant named ‘RutHol4’ is characterized by a combination of an attractive pyramidal growth habit, potential for use in containers or as a small hedge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: John M. Ruter
  • Patent number: PP32820
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex plant named ‘RutHol2’ is characterized by a combination of its compact, rounded growth habit, its resistance to damage from spider mites, its need for little pruning, its burgundy color new growth, and its ability to be used in large containers with other plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: John M. Ruter
  • Patent number: PP32856
    Abstract: A new Ilex plant named ‘RutHol3’ is characterized by a combination of its upright, narrow growth habit, its attractive burgundy new growth, its glossy green mature foliage, its quick growth and resistance to spider mites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: John M. Ruter
  • Patent number: PP33567
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Ilex opaca tree named ‘IPOC’ that is characterized by its upright narrow plant habit when mature; reaching about 17 m in height and 6.7 m in width, its foliage that is slightly large in size, its foliage that is dark green in color, and its heavy berry set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: HORTSOURCE LLC
    Inventor: Dan Milton Whitehead
  • Patent number: PP33595
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex plant named ‘RLH-IO-1’, characterized by its low-growing to spreading/trailing and mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit and moderate growth rate; moderately freely branching habit; strong and flexible lateral branches that resist cracking, breakage and splitting; dark green-colored leaves that are initially bright green when developing; color is maintained throughout the year in full or partial sunlight conditions; and good garden performance, winter hardiness and tolerance to stresses, pathogens and pests common to Ilex plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Head's Select, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Harold Head, Lisa Jones Head
  • Patent number: PP34091
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ilex verticillata cultivar named ‘C-11-46-77-23’ which is characterized by vigorous growth with strong, upright main stems with numerous lateral branches, with each bearing large vibrant yellow-orange berries that age to pale orange in subsequent weeks, borne along their entire length. The claimed plant propagates successfully by softwood stem cuttings and has proven to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Inventor: Leendert DeVries