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Beginner Gardening: Sky Pencil Holly for zone8a .....can i plant in texas.

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Irving, TX

November 16, 2012
10:03 AM

Post #9334669

I just bought 10 sky Holly Pencil shrubs
Planting them towards East, to cover the bedroom window...

Will it survive in dallas fortworth, zone 8 a...
We get extreme heat in july august.

Should i plant them , in east...

Also i got Giant Thuja for west, will it survive in west side of house...

I am in two minds about Pencil Holly...should i plant them ? OR plant Giant Thuja in the east side of the house tooo...pls help me ..


Rolesville, NC
(Zone 7b)

November 16, 2012
10:12 AM

Post #9334673

There is a huge size difference between the two of those so they're not really interchangable... ?

The Sky Pencils would fare better with afternoon shade in your zone. Also, you'll want to make sure that the soil drains really well since root rot tends to be a problem with them.

The Green Giants should take the western exposure. They're pretty darn adaptable.
Irving, TX

November 16, 2012
4:34 PM

Post #9335004

Plantfreak78... Thank.u for your quik reply...

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