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Sky Box® Japanese Holly

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9
  • Height 4 - 5 Feet
  • Spread 2 - 3 Feet

The Sky Box Japanese Holly from Proven Winners ColorChoice is a medium sized evergreen shrub that provides 4 seasons of interest. It has shiny dark leaves that provide color even in the winter. It also produces berries, which look great in contrast with the dark foliage. Birds love the berries, but they are not for human or pet consumption. We love planting these in garden planters in formal entryways and at the end of the driveway.

This shrub can handle a lot of harsh conditions including urban pollution, salt tolerant, and dry conditions. Pruning is not necessary to keep the conical upright shape. Once establish, this plant is very low maintenance and care free. These are winter hardy in growing zones 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b.

*This plant was formerly known as Sky Pointer.

Sky Box® Japanese Holly Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-8
Foliage Color(s): Green
Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Spacing: 3-4 Feet
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Evergreen
Scientific Name: Ilex crenata 'Farrowone' USPP 20,049
Common Name: Sky Box® Japanese Holly
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

2 Reviews - Sky Box® Japanese Holly Show Reviews

  • 5
    Not a good...

    Posted by wendy hughes on Oct 29th 2020

    I paid way too much for this plant. It is really like the size of a small branch. Very small for the money.

  • 5

    Posted by Ravi on Mar 4th 2019

    I planted these at the end of my driveway on each side. Looks very elegant, and makes the front of our home look so much better. My parents even complimented on how good they look.