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Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'


Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A selection of holly which maintains its columnar shape without pruning. It is a dense, multi-branched, evergreen shrub with a tall narrow form. It is native to forests, thickets and mountain slopes in Japan, Korea, China and eastern Russia. It is noted for its ovate, glossy, spineless, evergreen, deep green leaves which are attractive all year, 4 petaled white flowers which bloom in late spring 'Sky Pencil' is an all-female cultivar which needs a male pollinator in order to produce the black berries. Very hardy. Great for structure in the garden.

 
Genus
Ilex
Species   crenata
Cultivar   'Sky Pencil'

Common name
Japanese Holly

Family name
Place of origin
Japan


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
0.5 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Needs well drained soil / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Immaculate / Magnificent / Nourishment / Structure / Texture

Trees

Category
Small 4.5 to 9 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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