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Quercus ilex
Quercus ilex
Quercus ilex
Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex

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(Holm Oak) A majestic medium sized or eventually large, evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean region of Europe with glossy dark-green leaves and smooth grey bark. A fantastic tree for 'screening' out buildings or unwanted views once established and also a handsome specimen tree for larger gardens.

Responds well to being pruned or clipped to shape.

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Supplied Size
  • 2 litre pot (2-3 years old, 60-80 cm tall)
  • 3 litre pot (3-4 years old, 125-150 cm tall)

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A majestic, evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean region of Europe, Quercus ilex is known for its deep green leaves, smooth grey bark and branching habit. Most suitable for a sunny position in a soil with good drainage. 

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained. Quercus ilex will grow on chalky soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Usually slow until settled down then moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a large tree with a dense, rounded crown.
    • Height: up to 25 m (82 ft)
    • Spread: 20 m (65 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus ilex is drought resistant and generally grows well in coastal areas.
How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Large (15m+), Tree - Medium (8m - 15m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Evergreen, Screening/Hedge, Habit - Architectural
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