Sky Pencil Holly (Ilex) Shrub


The Holly Sky Pencil is a narrow, columnar shrub that produces small, greenish evergreen leaves. New growth emerges light green but darkens up with age. This Holly can get up to 8 feet in height but stays very narrow at 2-3 feet wide at maturity. Let them grow to the height you would like, and then just keep the top trimmed. They are grown primarily for their interesting shape and make perfect container gardens.

  • USDA zones 6-9
  • Mature size 24-36″ W x 96″ H
  • Low Maintenance
  • Evergreen – Year round interest
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Used in containers, landscapes, and as accents
  • Recommended spacing 24 inches
  • Botanical Name: Ilex crenata
  • Plants are trimmed at times when shipped to promote plant health
  • Average shipping height – 1g 10-12 inches, 2.25g 32-34 inches, 7g 38-42 inches
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• Water before planting

• Plant in Full Sun

• Dig hole 3X the width of pot

• Back-fill and plant 1″-2″ above soil level

• Water and add more soil if needed

• Mulch plants

• Fertilize in early spring


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