Saturday, May 23, 2015

Mr. Jack's Farm

Plant a Tree! Save our Earth!



We will be CLOSED, Saturday March 28, 2015 to celebrate Mr. Jacks Life.

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We currently only service North & South Carolina. Open Every Day from 8AM - 5PM except during severe inclement weather. Closed on Holidays.

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Mr. Jack has a farm
and on his farm
he has lots of trees
Fruit Trees here,
Blueberries there,
and Cypress Trees
and on his farm
he has lots of fun

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Sky Pencil Hollies | Holly Bushes | Mr. Jack's Farm
 Facts About Sky Pencil Hollies Minimize

Mature Height:

8 - 12 feet

Mature Spread:

2 - 3 feet
Mature Form: Columnar
Growth Rate: Slow

Sun Exposure:

Partial Shade to Full Sun

Soil Moisture:


Soil Type:

Loamy, Sandy, or Clay

Flower Color:

Green & White

Foliage Color:

Dark Green

Fall Color:

Dark Green
Bloom Time: Spring
Bark Details: Not Showy
Texture: Medium
Fruit Color: Black & Purple
pH Preference: 5.0 - 6.0


6 - 8
Heritage: Japan
 About Sky Pencil Hollies Minimize
Sky Pencil is a fine textured plant with a nice ornamental interest. Sky Pencil gets its name from its unusual shape. Once mature, it will take on an upright, columnar shape that points straight towards the sky. The fruit is black and purple but rarely appears. Sky Pencil is best used as an accent plant for a shrub border but can also be used as a screen.
 Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips Minimize
Planting & Establishing Shrubs:  Dig the planting hole to be at least twice the width of the root ball.  Do not plant too deep.  This is essential.  Planting too deep is the most common reason for young plant failure.  The root flare zone, which is the top most root in the root ball, should be located just above the soil surface.  If there is any soil above the root flare scrap it off.  It is recommended that you apply a thick layer of mulch around the shrub to help control weed growth.  Use a regular watering schedule throughout the first growing season to help establish a root system.

Fertilizing Trees & Shrubs

Pruning Instructions
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Hollies are native to Japan.
 Flowers & Foliage Minimize
Sky Pencil blooms inconspicuous green and white flowers.

The foliage is one of Sky Pencil’s best features. The leaves stay a nice dark green color year round.
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  • Border
  • Screen
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