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Quercus ilex


Quercus ilex or Holm Oak, is a large evergreen tree with black, finely cracked bark, developing a large, rounded crown. It has glossy dark green leaves, whitish beneath, with whitish young foliage and yellow catkins in spring.

Ultimate height 12 meters+ in 20-50years
Ultimate spread 8 meters+
Prefers full sun/partial shade, any aspect, in exposed or sheltered areas
Exposed or Sheltered
Drought resistant and hardy throughout the year in the UK