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Small planted Sky Pencil plant in the landscape
Sky Pencil Hollies planted as a small hedge in a formal landscape
Sky Pencil Hollies planted along a landscape border to make a unique hedge
Planted Sky Pencil plant in the landscape against a deck, framing the stairs.
Planted Sky Pencil plant in the landscape against a deck, framing the stairs.
Small planted Sky Pencil plant in the landscape
Sky Pencil Hollies planted as a small hedge in a formal landscape
Sky Pencil Hollies planted along a landscape border to make a unique hedge
Planted Sky Pencil plant in the landscape against a deck, framing the stairs.
Planted Sky Pencil plant in the landscape against a deck, framing the stairs.

GLOSSY AND DARK LEAFED COLUMNAR EVERGREEN

FEATURES:

  • A popular and versatile evergreen tree 
  • Naturally growing skyward shape 
  • Branches grow in an upward motion 
  • Will produce small black berries if a male Japanese Holly is near
  • Perfect for use as a focal point or to highlight a walkway
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships in a plant-safe designed box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 6-9
  • Mature Height: 6-8' tall
  • Mature Width: 2-3' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 2-3' apart

Sky Pencil Japanese Holly Accent

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'

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GLOSSY AND DARK LEAFED COLUMNAR EVERGREEN

FEATURES:

  • A popular and versatile evergreen tree 
  • Naturally growing skyward shape 
  • Branches grow in an upward motion 
  • Will produce small black berries if a male Japanese Holly is near
  • Perfect for use as a focal point or to highlight a walkway
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships in a plant-safe designed box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 6-9
  • Mature Height: 6-8' tall
  • Mature Width: 2-3' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 2-3' apart

Why plant Sky Pencil Japanese Holly Accent?

Sleek and formal, the Sky Pencil Japanese Holly will have people raving over this columnar evergreen. This vertical holly can transform a blank space into an elegant area whether planted as an accent in a garden bed, in a container on the deck, and Sky Pencil is even ideal for use as a hedge! The best part of this unique columnar evergreen? This shrub's foliage lacks sharp points and edges, so there is not fear of accidentally touching the leaves on this holly!

Japanese Hollies originated from, you guessed it, Japan and also east Asia. Naturally, these hollies can be found in wet lowlands, thickets, and woods all over Japan's mountainous terrain. Sky Pencil is a cultivar of Japanese Hollies and has become quite popular with the public, so popular that Sky Pencil was Holly of the Year for 2004 through the Holly Society of America.

How to use Sky Pencil Japanese Holly Accent in the landscape?

This wonderful Columnar shrub is ideal for those hard-to-reach narrow spaces. They can be planted in containers near front porches, patios, and terraces! These stand-up trees will make a dramatic statement on either side of your entryway! You can also plant closer together to create an evergreen privacy hedge.

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 6-9

How To Plant Sky Pencil Japanese Holly Accent

Sky Pencil Japanese Holly plants will tolerant many types of soil, but well-draining is essential. These plants thrive in both sun and some shade, give plants shelter from the winter winds as branches could burn when exposed to icy winter winds.

How To Water

Water your Sky Pencil deeply a couple times a week for the first few months while your plant continues to become established. Once that has been completed, they will only need water during dry spells.

How To Fertilize

Fertilize your Sky Pencils in the spring with our Elements Starter Plant Food granular form for that extra boost during the growing season.

How To Prune

Prune your Sky Pencil in late winter. Touch up pruning can also be done in early summer.

How Does Shipping Work?

Size Small (AAA), Medium (A2A), and Large (AA) plants (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.

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