Quercus iIex (Holm Oak) 150-175cm in 12 ltr pot


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Quercus iIex 150-175cm in 12 ltr 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.
Uses are:

  • Raised Screening Trees,
  • Urban Sites,
  • Woodland Sites,
  • Garden,
  • 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 undersideHolm OakBark: Grey bark, smooth when young and becoming fissured with age.

Fruit: Small acorns

Holm Oak acrorn