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Quercus ilex 'Olive Pillar'
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Information Only - Discovered as a chance seedling in Hillingdon, Norfolk, Quercus ilex 'Olive Pillar' is a lovely upright, evergreen tree with dark olive green leaves. The narrow, conical habit makes this cultivar suitable for gardens with limited space. A handsome specimen tree!

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - Although we have grown it in the past, sadly it is not available for sale. 

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained. Quercus ilex will grow on chalky soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a tall, narrow tree.
    • Height: up to 20 m (65 ft)
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus ilex 'Olive Pillar' is drought resistant and generally grows well in coastal areas.


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