Sky Pointer® Japanese Holly Ilex crenata
- Hardy Zones
- 6 - 8
- Part Sun to Sun
- Mature Size
- 48 - 60 Inches
Distinctive vertical evergreen with shiny leaves. Excellent specimen for formal gardens. Deer resistant. Elegant vertical habit.
Groupings, masses, perennials or shrub borders, specimen, screens, hedges or containers. This is an elegant formal evergreen for entryways.
According to the Humane Society of America Ilex berries can be toxic to pets. This is means that the plants are generally identified as having the capability for producing a toxic reaction.
Tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions including urban pollution. Prefers moist soils with good drainage. Adaptable to most soil pH levels, thugh chlorosis (leaf yellowing) may occur in alkaline soils. This can be prevented or treated by fertilizingtwice a year in early spring and again in early summer. Maintains a columnar shape without pruning. If pruning is necessary shear in early to mid-summer. Moderate water, drought resistant once established. Evergreen -slower grower. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for evergreens. Follow the label for recommended rate of application.
Showy evergreen architecture for your garden!
Add some architecture to your garden or decorative container with this narrow, conical seedling of 'Sky Pencil' Holly. Shiny, dark evergreen leaves and tight upright branching make this a must have plant.
- Russell StudebakerFloridaUnited States5 years ago