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Model #3120Q

2.5 Qt. Sky Pencil Japanese Holly(Ilex), Live Plant, Upright Growth Habit

  • Approx. 12-24 inches tall
  • Vertical and uniform growth habit evergreen shrub
  • Plant in sun to part shade : Water regularly until established
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Price:
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Product Overview

Mature Dimensions
Hardiness Zone
Sun Needs
Water Needs
Bloom Season
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Types Of Plants Guide
Sky Pencil Holly has dense dark green foliage and a vertical growth habit that can bring vertical interest to your landscape. This evergreen will tolerate pollution, so it would even make a good addition to an urban landscape. Great for a hedge, specimen, privacy screen, container, entry way accent and Zen/contemporary garden.
  • Zone 5-9
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Fertilize in spring with slow-release granular fertilizer
  • Plant in well-drained garden soil
  • Comes in a 2.5 Qt. pot
  • Average Shipped Height of Plant 18 in. to 21 in. tall.

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Ratings
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Sun TolerancePart SunFull SunFull SunFull Sun
Mature Height (in.)368496 in720 in
Additional CharacteristicsDeer Resistant,Drought TolerantDeer ResistantAttracts Butterflies,Deer Resistant,Drought Tolerant,Low Maintenance,Privacy,Salt TolerantDisease Resistant,Drought Tolerant
Common NameBoxwoodHollyPrivetArborvitae
Hardiness Zone10 (30 to 40 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)10 (30 to 40 F),11 (40 to 50 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)
Evergreen or DeciduousEvergreenEvergreenEvergreenEvergreen
Water RequirementsTwice a weekTwice a weekWhen soil is dryWhen soil is dry
Annual / PerennialPerennialPerennialPerennialPerennial
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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
84
Mature Width (in.)
24

Details

Additional Characteristics
Deer Resistant
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
18
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Blossom Color
No Blossoms
Botanical Name
Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'
Common Name
Holly
Evergreen or Deciduous
Evergreen
Fragrance
Non-Fragrant
Granular (Yes/No)
Yes
Growth Habit
Erect
Hardiness Zone
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)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Optimal Soil Condition
Acidic
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
12-24
Returnable
180-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
Birds
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

34Questions13Answers

How well do these do in the Arizona sun? Will roots be an issue if it's planted 3 ft from swimming pool?

Asked by Loli September 6, 2020
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Will HD honor the 1 year replacement guarantee for shrubs purchased online as they do for plants bought at the store?

Asked by Tima September 3, 2020
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Is there a money-back guarantee on the plants?

Asked by Mary July 26, 2020
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Answer

The plant came damaged. Company not standing behind the guarantee They have not responded to my correspondence

How tall will this get and does it like shade??

Asked by Mag July 22, 2020
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Mature Height: 8-10 ft. Mature Width: 2 ft. Sunlight: Full-Partial Growth Rate: moderate

I planted my sky pencil holly in 20 inch container is that too big and what fertilizer should I use

Asked by Bev July 11, 2020
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What type of root structure do these have?

Asked by Sophie April 18, 2020
1
Answer

Long but shallow root system.

What the width of this plant?

Asked by Tinap March 13, 2020
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Answers

It can grow to 2ft.

Do deer like this plant

Asked by GiGi September 8, 2019
3
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They are deer resistant

Could someone please let me know whether it grows in wet full shade, with at most 1 hour of sunsh...

Asked by Andrew May 20, 2019
1
Answer

I am also in 8. I planted mine in area that gets afternoon shade about five hours. I read that they need good drainage, so I dug a large hole for each plant and planted them with soil, some gravel and sand. I also fed them with watered down coffee grounds in a bucket. They are growing and seem to be happy.

how tall do these plants grow

Asked by Cheryl April 26, 2019
2
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Mature Height: 8-10 ft. or trim to desired height Mature Width: 2ft

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Customer Reviews

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I'm impressed with how well they packed these plants for shipping. This is the 3rd time we've pur...
I'm impressed with how well they packed these plants for shipping. This is the 3rd time we've purchased them and each time they have arrived on a timely fashion and securely packaged. Most importantly, all 9 of mine are always consistent in size, color ( vibrant dark green) and just beautiful! I planted these last month and they have adapted well.
by Holly
My plants arrived in 5 days, thriving! I ordered 6 and they were nicely packaged and not dried o...
My plants arrived in 5 days, thriving! I ordered 6 and they were nicely packaged and not dried out whatsoever. They just arrived and I have them in my kitchen sink soaking up any water they desire. I cannot wait to plant them and have my beautiful hedge. They are around 3ft tall, I was delighted with the height! I will be ordering more especially since they survived an Arizona 110+ delivery temperature.
by Jan
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I bought 2 of these and they are very skimpy. These are 7 dollars cheaper than buying in the sto...
I bought 2 of these and they are very skimpy. These are 7 dollars cheaper than buying in the store(Home Depot). But the store is so much fuller and better overall. I have 2 I bought in the store and they did great. These are not doing well and if I could return them and get my money I would. Pictures below. G. Haggins
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Very pleased with the delivery time and the excellence of the packaging to protect the shrubs whi...
Very pleased with the delivery time and the excellence of the packaging to protect the shrubs while in transit. The plants were green and healthy. I’m excited to plant them.
by Dallas77
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Arrived safely packaged and in good condition. Planted them the next day and so far they are look...
Arrived safely packaged and in good condition. Planted them the next day and so far they are looking healthy and green. Not currently the height I want but they will be in a few years, it's a slow growing plant. (I wanted the root structure to grow with the plant, hoping that makes them stronger) My goal is to get these about 6 ft high on the property line of my house.
by Zoey
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Pleasantly surprised how well they were packaged. Came very healthy and the price was the big sel...
Pleasantly surprised how well they were packaged. Came very healthy and the price was the big selling point. Best price I found for this plant and this size. Love them!
by Stillwaiting
We transplanted the two plants the day after we received them, following all instructions that we...
We transplanted the two plants the day after we received them, following all instructions that were provided. We blended the soil as recommended and followed the watering guidelines. Within days, the plants began to look poorly so we fed them a little Miracle Grow, which didn't help. Now, one of the plants is dead, shriveled and brown with few leaves. The other plant is dying and looking the same way as the first plant to die. We've had the plants for two or three weeks
by Grumpy
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Healthy, 12" tall plants
So far, so good. The plants were roughly 12" tall when they arrived. Packaging was solid and they seem to be healthy. Will see how they do but all signs point towards this being successful and a good value.
by Brad
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Arrived well packaged and in good health
Arrived well packaged and in good health
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My tree where perfect
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