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2.5 Qt. Holly Sky Pencil Plant

  • Narrow columnar evergreen shrub with greenish foliage
  • Plant in sun to part shade; water daily until established
  • USDA zones 6-9
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Product Overview

The Holly Sky Pencil is a narrow, columnar shrub that produces small, greenish evergreen leaves. They are grown primarily for their interesting shape and they make perfect container gardens. Perfect for containers, landscapes, and as accents!
  • USDA zones 6-9
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Low maintenance
  • Evergreen- year round interest
  • Columnar shape
  • Plants are trimmed at times when shipped to promote plant health
  • Mature size 24 inched W x 96 inches H

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Sun ToleranceFull SunSun or ShadePart SunPart Sun
Additional CharacteristicsDeer ResistantAttracts Butterflies,Attracts HummingbirdsDeer Resistant,Disease Resistant,Drought TolerantDeer Resistant,Disease Resistant,Drought Tolerant
Common NameHollyAzaleaAzaleaAzalea
Hardiness Zone6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Evergreen or DeciduousEvergreenEvergreenEvergreenEvergreen
Water RequirementsWhen soil is dryOnce a weekWhen soil is dryWhen soil is dry
Annual / PerennialPerennialPerennialPerennialPerennial
Mature Height (in.) 60 in.60 in.
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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Width (in.)
24 in

Details

Additional Characteristics
Deer Resistant
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
10
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Blossom Color
No Blossoms
Botanical Name
ilex crenata
Common Name
Holly
Evergreen or Deciduous
Evergreen
Fragrance
None
Granular (Yes/No)
No
Growth Habit
Upright
Hardiness Zone
6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Optimal Soil Condition
Neutral
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
24
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
When soil is dry
Wildlife Attracted
No Wildlife Attracted
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

3Questions7Answers

Can I grow Holy Sky Pencil in Florida Zone 10A?

Asked by Chipper0804 July 7, 2020
1
Answer

USDA zones 6-9

What is the typical height range of the plant when delivered?

Asked by SDJC March 11, 2020
3
Answers

The plant looked nothing like the picture. It was extremely tiny. The plant was only 1/3 the size of the plant in the picture.

HOW FAST DO THEY GROW

Asked by CARY March 7, 2020
3
Answers

2 inches per year

Customer Reviews

  • 3.5
    out of 33 reviews
  • 67% recommend this product
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Smaller than described
The plant is smaller than described. I order 2.5qt and the plant is maybe 8in.
by A4
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Great plants. Just the right size
Great plants. Just the right size
by Daryl
Good condition well packed...
Good condition well packed
by SABERNIA
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Plants are healthy and the price was good...
Plants are healthy and the price was good
by ChrisW
One of my favorite plants...
One of my favorite plants
by RENALDO
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These are fantastic!...
These are fantastic!
by Dawn
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