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QUERCUS ilex

Commonly known as Evergreen oak, Holm oak



Evergreen oak, excellent for windy or coastal conditions
Small individually £8.50 each, 10+ £7.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only

Large individually £25.00 each, 10+ £21.50 each
Delivery Information
Normally 3 - 5 days

Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
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5 or 7.5 Litre

  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungus
  • Place of Origin - southwestern Europe
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - young trees susceptible to frost
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 20m (70ft)
  • Evergreen - very variable leaves. Usually oblong-ovate to lance-shaped, entire or toothed, glossy, dark green to 8cm (3in) long, grey-hairy beneath and silvery grey when young.
  • Tree - smooth, dark grey bark. Produces oblong-ovoid to nearly rounded acorns, solitary or in groups of 2 or 3.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  20m (70ft)
 

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