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  • Eventual height: 25m
  • Eventual spread: 20m

Quercus ilex

holm oak

5 year guarantee
7 lt pot (1.5-1.6m) £89.99
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: deep, fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A rounded, evergreen tree with lance-shaped, dark green leaves and smooth dark grey bark. In June the new, silver-white leaves appear, along with the golden yellow male catkins, followed in autumn by rounded acorns, either singularly or in bunches. An attractive tree which tolerates salt spray and strong winds, and is often seen planted as a windbreak or along avenues in coast towns.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate plenty of well-rotted organic matter in the planting hole. Minimal pruning is required.
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