Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' Japanese Holly
Sky Pencil, Best Container Plant for Pots Outdoor, Elegant Looking Shrub provides Year Round Evergreen Foliage
Japanese Sky Pencil Holly shrub Trees, Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' Japanese Holly, beautiful and tough, this upright evergreen tree has smooth dark green leaves, its natural growth is narrow and can reach up to 7-9 feet high, 2-3ft wide.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Light:||Thrives in Full Sun|
|Water:||Twice a week first growing season|
|Foliage:||Smooth Dark Green|
|Uses:||Narrow Form, Perfect for container planting|
|Characteristics:||Evergreen, cold hardy, low maintenance|
|Soil Conditions:||Wide range of soils|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Sky Pencil Holly is a beautiful and tough accent plant that can grow up to 7-9 feet high, 2-3ft wide. ilex skypencil makes an excellent hedge or foundation plant. ilex skypencil grows in full sun/partial shade
Sky Pencil can handle the toughest regions under windy conditions, They do not require pruning however they can be trimmed to maintain desired height, Sky Pencil maintains its narrow upright growth shape as it matures naturally, they're extremely versatile and maintain smooth dark green colors all year round.
Ilex Crenata Sky Pencil is one of the most popular evergreen trees to use on your landscape, they can be used as a small tree, tall hedge, accent plants, and privacy screen. or simply place it in a deco pot container to make a bold statement and adorn your entry ways with the the Sky Pencil Tree.
Care & Maintenance
PLANTING, Best time for planting your sky pencil tree is from early spring to early fall right before frost of winter arrives. Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, gently press down as you fill the hole and thoroughly soak with a hose to ensure air pockets are eliminated, Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply the mulch over the entire planting area.
LIGHT, Thrives in full sun, Tolerates shade
WATER your holly tree during the first two months twice a week, increase in extreme hot days, as plants mature reduce water frequency to once a week. You should always verify the top 2-3 inches of soil, if dry to the touch water as needed.
FERTILIZE your holly trees during spring before new growth begins, Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive.
Pruning is not required, trimming is recommended at anytime during the growing stages to top off desire height.
Plants can reduce stress and anxiety by spending time close to nature caring for them. Great for patios, narrow spaces, decks, plant as privacy trees along fences and backyards. Add life to a given space, Plants are therapeutic and cheaper than a therapist. Increase Property Value, beautify your landscape with this new addition.
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