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Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' /Sky Pencil Holly

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'   / Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'
Upright growing hollies
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Upright growing hollies

Typical form for this holly

Accent specimen plant

Three relatively young background plants with dwarf nandinas turning red in early autumn

Specimen plant growing in a glazed container

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Scientific Name: Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'
Common Name: Sky Pencil Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: This is a fastigate plant that has become quite popular in recent years. Well adapted to grow in narrow spaces. Hollies can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions, but perform best in full sunlight and in well drained soils.