This popular, versatile shrub can be planted to accent your home, either in rows for a narrow hedge, or alone as an ornamental.
However you use it, expect little maintenance.
You’ll be fascinated by the Sky Pencil Holly’s shape – growing skyward naturally without the need for trimming (unless you want to keep them at a desired height).
If you are looking for a sleek, updated, stylish look, use these Japanese Hollies with their tall, narrow, columnar shape.
Very few shrubs can give you this kind of height without encroaching on nearby plants.
Perfect for when you want to add height or a focal point to flower beds, groundcovers, entryways, etc.
Because of this unique shape, its possibilities are endless. No matter where you plant your Sky Pencils, their spectacular form will attract attention!
It's one of the few plants whose branches grow upward, which is why it got the name Sky Pencil.
Our larger trees have more advanced root systems, meaning they will adapt quicker to your environment while producing faster growth.
Recent increases in demand have left this plant in short supply.
Order yours today for the latest in landscape looks.
Growing Zones: 5-9
This plant is recommended for zones: 5-9
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|It's Easy to Plant your Sky Pencil Holly
Specific Directions for Sky Pencil Holly
Plant your Sky Pencil Hollies in area that receives full to partial sun light. Although Sky Pencil Hollies prefer full sunlight it will tolerate shade. Place your Sky Pencil Hollies one foot apart for privacy screens and one foot away from structures.
Your Sky Pencil Hollies will prefer acidic soil, but will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Make sure that your Sky Pencil Hollies don't sit in a low area of the yard where water collects.
Check your soil once a week, keep your soil moist but not over saturated. Your Sky Pencil Hollies will need regular deep weekly waterings while they're getting established. Every Spring apply a slow release fertilizer to your hollies that's high in acidity or for an acid loving shrub.
|Step 1 - Dig Your Hole
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Sky Pencil Holly.
|Step 2 - Place Your Plant
Next, separate the roots of your Sky Pencil Holly gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
|Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
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