Quercus iIex (Holm Oak) 120-150cm in 10ltr pot
Quercus iIex 120-150 cm in 10 pot
Quercus ilex, the Holm Oak or Holly Oak is a evergreen oak native to the Mediterranean region but it has been grown in Britain since the 1500’s. It takes its name from holm, an ancient name for holly.
- Urban Sites
- Woodland Sites
- Cold Exposed Sites
- Light Sandy Sites
- Avenue Trees
- Parkland Trees
- Screening Trees
This evergreen plant flowers with catkins in early spring.
Demands: Tolerant of most conditions. Must be well drained soil
Foliage: Leathery, dark green, evergreen leaves with a whitish undersideBark: Grey bark, smooth when young and becoming fissured with age.
Fruit: Small acorns.