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Leonard Long-Lasting Nursery Marker Pen

# HNP8B
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15 @ $ 3.99
611 @ $ 3.79
> 12 @ $ 2.79
Weight: 0.070000 lbs

The fine felt marker that outlasts all others.

Instant drying, sun and waterproof, non-smearing, permanent. Best for plastic tags and labels, and marks on anything. Available in black only.

Specs

Fine tip, instant drying, sun and waterproof, non-smearing, permanent, available in black.

Review Summary (Based on 44 Reviews)

Customer Reviews for Leonard Long-Lasting Nursery Marker Pen

5 Stars

Best nursery markers ever!

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We use these everyday and just LOVE them. They last for a year or more out in the field.

5 Stars

Great Marker

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I have tried several different markers and had not found one that truly worked for me. the first time I tried this marker, i loved it. It writes great on the plastic style labels i use.

5 Stars

marker pen

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Have tried countless others...THIS ONE WORKS!

4 Stars

Sometimes the ink outlasts the label

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I have been using this style of nursery marker for at least 30 years. I discovered them in a local garden center and bought a few each year as I needed them. When the garden center closed, I was upset and I became a lot more upset when I couldn't find them anywhere (pre-internet). several years went buy and my supply if markers dwindled. A couple of years ago, I ran across these from AM Leonard. They look and smell just like the old ones! I was so delighted to see them the I ordered a dozen. This summer my supply was dwindling again, This time I ordered 20. Why do I like them so much? The ink dries fast. so labels don't smear easily. The ink sticks to plastic or wooden stakes forever. I have checked plastic label stakes that had been in the ground for over 10 years. The ones exposed to full-sun had faded a little but were still legible. I pulled one out of the ground for a closer look and the plastic stake crumbled into bits, except where the plastic was protected by the ink from the marker! Now That is a TOUGH marker! They aren't perfect. Even brand-new ones have a fairly blunt point, and they quickly flatten out further to where you are writing with a blunt crayon. (To be fair, I am a ham-handed lout with any writing implement, some people can write legible labels all day with one marker.) Another problem is they dry out quickly if you leave the cap off for very long. Or if the isn't put on tight. I have developed the habit of banging the marker on the bench top, or a handy rock, every time I set the marker down. All things considered, I think they should be renamed The Immortal-Ink Pen. Highly Recommended

5 Stars

Nursery Marker

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We have tried many "permanent" markers, but this in the only one that truely stays on plant markers outside.

4 Stars

Nothing better!

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I was first introduced to these pens when I worked for an agricultural research facility. I've been using them in my home garden and landscape ever since. Unlike "permanent markers" these do not fade or wear off over time. They work great on wooden stakes, plastic plant markers, and sometimes I write directly on the leaves of my plants to label varieties (like iris, daylilies, etc). The only drawback is that you have to learn to open them. They can be difficult to open, but the trick is to twist them slightly while pulling off the lid. If you twist one direction, the maker will come apart - that's bad - but twist the other and the lid will come right off.

1 Star

It's not a fine point, ink spreads fast.

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Dislike.

5 Stars

True to claims

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I purchased this pen to use with metal plant markers, also from you. It made a clean dark line that is easy to read. It has been out in the rain and looks as good as new.

5 Stars

Long-Lasting Nursery Marking Pen

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So far this pen is a success. It worked easily on markers balanced on one hand, and so far has stayed on through some serious rains. We'll see about 120 inches of snow melting around it - the real test.

5 Stars

Marking pen

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This is my first year to use this pen and it has worked very well for me. Good dark color to mark my markers so they are after a summer still very clear to read, which is what I wanted from this pen.

5 Stars

the only permanent marker in the garden

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Every other "permanent" marker fades after a season or two; these are readable years later, and the fine point makes them easy to use, too.

4 Stars

Review of Leonard Nursery Marking Pen

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I have used many other brands but this pen held up the longest for marking rooted cuttings. The point is particularly durable and it even marks when the tag is damp.

3 Stars

Nice fine line, but...

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Was hoping to find a truly permanent marker that would remain legible from time of planting in greenhouse thru harvest season outdoors. Alas, this marker didn't pass the test. Initial fine line was great even on plastic, but for permanance the ink should be an etching type which I've found in similar marker.

5 Stars

Leonard Nursery Marking Pen

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I like this marker because it seems to last a long time when used on plastic plant tags and doesn't fade when exposed to sunlight.

5 Stars

Nursery Marking Pen

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Excellent for tags.

4 Stars

Marking Pen

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A M Leonard marking pen works great and doesn't seem to fade.

5 Stars

A M Leonard Nursery Pen - a great product

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Before I ordered it I was hesitant, since most marking pens write well, but the ink doesn't hold up well here in full sun in Florida. But this one does both. It writes well and the ink is very long-lasting.

5 Stars

The marker that holds up through the summer.

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I liked the marker because the ink holds up through the rain, summer sun and doesn't wash off.

5 Stars

Loved this pen!

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Loved this pen. Will buy it again. Dried fast, did not smear, did not fade in the sun. It was perfect for our greenhouse needs.

5 Stars

Works great

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Bought to use in the greenhouse and find myself using it everywhere. Great buy!

5 Stars

leonard marker

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first time i bought these markers. they stayed readable through the entire season. very pleased.

3 Stars

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The pen is OK, but I would like a finer point. I'm not sure how long it will last in the weather.

5 Stars

Markers perform

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These markers definitely perform as promised. They will dry out if stored in a truck or other hot location, and the caps can be hard to get off with wet hands or muddy gloves (as mine usually are).

1 Star

Junk

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Junk. Overpriced. Dried up when received. Not at all worth the investment. Sharpies are more reliable, although they fade. We use an etcher on our tags, then trace over it with a Sharpie. That lasts.

5 Stars

Marking Pen

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The pen works as advertised. We've used it on plastic plant tags and metal orchard tags to good effect.

5 Stars

Marking pen the best I've found

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Lasts longer than others I've tried.

5 Stars

Nursery Marking Pen

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Great marker.

5 Stars

Great pen

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works as described, weather proof, water proof, clean and clear

4 Stars

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First time customer and I am very happy with the pens.

5 Stars

beats a Sharpie !

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An excellent marker for labeling plants. Does not fade like standard markers do. Also dries fast.

4 Stars

Marking Pen

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Fine tip pen, reasonable price, not bulky, marks many plastic knives, and the color is easy to locate.

4 Stars

Leonard Marking Pen

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Pen works fine. Ink supply could be better. Used to label plants.

5 Stars

Amazing Pen

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I really like the nursery marking pen. I live in a plains state, so anything left outdoors is subjected to all types of weather. (This past year especially!) It seems to really stand up to all the elements, and sun fade, and is easily read on my plant tags.

4 Stars

leo marking pens

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we love them!! they work great, ink lasts in the sun for a long time

5 Stars

Great marking pen!

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I used this for marking names and prices on labels for flowers for sale and the markings did not come off. Also used in the garden. Names stayed on plant tags in all kinds of weather. Especially liked the fine tip on the marker.

5 Stars

Item # HNP8B

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I use the pen to mark plastic plant labels. So far(approx 1 year), the writing has held up without running.

4 Stars

Good pen

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Ink doesn't fade, but pen tip does broaden out over time, makes it harder to write on plant tags as the tip is no longer too fine.

5 Stars

AM Leonard Marking Pens

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I will buy nothing but AM Leonard Marking pens for our greenhouse business because they are the best on the market. They are truly weather resistant and the price is right.

5 Stars

It does what it says

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The pen really does mark and stay marked. Most of my garden signs disappear after a few seasons, but this one does not erase; so watch out when you use it; it really is indelible.

4 Stars

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The pen writes well on every surface that I've tried it on and doesn't fade.

5 Stars

GREAT MARKERS!

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We have a retail farm and garden center and these markers are PERFECT for outside use. The marker tip is great for writing and keeps everything looking neat, plus the ink holds up wonderfully outside. Definitely a must item to have!

1 Star

Leonard Marking Pen #HNP8B

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The pen I was able to use worked well. I used it on outdoor plant markers. Two of the pens would not open and pulled apart and had to be trashed. One of the canisters was dented pretty bad and the marker dried up after a couple of uses. The covers are extremely difficult to remove and in two cases next to impossible even after tried by several people. I was disappointed and will not reorder. After previous poor results with your customer service dept I didn't even try for a replacement.

5 Stars

Great Markers

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I LOVE these markers...and have used them for years. They perform as promised!

4 Stars

marking pen review

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I would have given 5 stars, but the last two batches have had dead (dried) pens. Otherwise, when they work, they are the only pen we use in the greenhouse. Nothing lasts as long as these pens in sun, rain, heat, on plastic, wood, or paper.

A.M. Leonard replies: Disappointed to hear that, we will QA the batch to ensure good.

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    FAQ

    QUESTION: How is the cap on the HNP8B removed? ANSWER: Hold the cap with one hand and the pen with the other. Pull and twist the lid clockwise (like you are screwing it on) at the same time. If you twist counter-clockwise, (like you are unscrewing the lid) you might unscrew the tip of the pen from the base.

The fine felt marker that outlasts all others.

Instant drying, sun and waterproof, non-smearing, permanent. Best for plastic tags and labels, and marks on anything. Available in black only.