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2.5 Qt. Holly Sky Pencil Plant

$1684
  • 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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Ratings
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Sun ToleranceFull SunSun or ShadeFull SunFull Sun
Mature Height (in.)96 in.120 in.96 in.72 in.
Additional CharacteristicsDeer ResistantDeer Resistant,Disease Resistant,Drought Tolerant,Erosion Control,Insect Resistant,Prepotted,Salt TolerantDeer ResistantNone Listed
Hardiness Zone6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Common NameHollyHollyHollyHolly
Evergreen or DeciduousEvergreenEvergreenEvergreenEvergreen
Water RequirementsWhen soil is dryDailyTwice a weekWhen soil is dry
Mature Width (in.)24 in.18 in.24 in.60 in.
Best Time to PlantSpring to FallFall to SpringSpring to FallYear Round
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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
96 in.
Mature Width (in.)
24 in.

Details

Additional Characteristics
Deer Resistant
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
10 in
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Blossom Color
No Blossoms
Botanical Name
ilex crenata
Common Name
Holly
Evergreen or Deciduous
Evergreen
Fragrance
None
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

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.4
    out of 315 reviews
  • 71%recommend this product
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Didn't last a Year
Bought & planted 5 of these mid-summer last year. Spring is here; they are dead. No issues with the other 100's of trees and shrubs that went in. Not a single one of these made it.
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    Smaller than expected
    I ordered the 2.25 gallon and the plants that I received were about 20 inches tall. I previously ordered 2 quart ones from a different vendor and it was about the same size for half the price. I was expecting these to be taller for what I paid. However, they are thicker than the other ones. I’m sure they were cut in order to fit inside the box. One was brown on the bottom with lots of white dots. Not sure if it has an infection or it’s this is normal for this shrub.
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      great Condition
      Bought 3 to see how they looked. Exceeded expecations and will be ordering 22 more. Lots of reviews about the size. Not sure what you were expecting foe $30 a plant
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        Small plant big price
        I paid basically $100. A piece for these sky pencils via online so I could get the same 7 gallon I purchased in the store. They instead sent me, I believe, the small 2 gallon plant in the 7 gallon container and charged the 7 gallon price. I was shocked when I opened the large boxes! I could have gotten a larger 2 gallon in the store for $25.00. It’s been over a month and I still get upset every time I see them in my backyard!
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          3 found this review helpful
          Too small for the price, underdeveloped roots
          I ordered the larger size thinking I would get a larger plant than the one gallon pot. The plants came well-packaged and quickly, but I was dissappointed that they were only 12” tall and half as wide (plant height, not including the pot). The soil is loose and the roots are not well developed for this size of pot. I will be returning these as they are only worth half the price paid.
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            1 found this review helpful
            Chopped down short
            Why offer a 7 gallon plant if you are going to cut it in half to ship it?? 1 gallon plants at the nursery were 2 ft tall and this 7 gallon is barely 2ft tall. Returning.
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              3 found this review helpful
              Depot offered these hollies at three different price points: $17.99, $19.99 and $27.99. I purchas...
              Depot offered these hollies at three different price points: $17.99, $19.99 and $27.99. I purchased the $27.99, expecting them to be fairly large, vs. the less expensive options. Prior reviews stated that these arrived at 28-30 inches in height. The shrubs I received were barely 13-14 inches; the plants were barely taller than the pots they arrived in and not as pictured in Home Depot's listing. Had I ordered the $17.99 version, would I have received seedlings? Overall, not too satisfied with the order. I give the rating a second star because the plants arrived on-time, healthy and packaged well.
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              3 found this review helpful
              Too Small
              I specifically bought 4 of these based on reviews inficating they were a nice size. I declined to buy locally because everything was too small. Plants arrived in great shape but only 30” tall. I could have bought a slightly larger size locally for half yhe price. Very disappointed. Way too small for the price
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                • Recommended
                3 found this review helpful
                Looks great. Have two of them in pots by the pool. See pic
                Looks great. Have two of them in pots by the pool. See pic
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                • Recommended
                Smaller than described
                The plant is smaller than described. I order 2.5qt and the plant is maybe 8in.
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                  3 found this review helpful
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