Quercus ilex
HOLLY OAK, HOLM OAK
Fagaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
25m
Plant habit
 
20m

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Quercus ilex
HOLLY OAK, HOLM OAK
Fagaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
25m
Plant habit
 
20m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: silver-grey; silver-grey underneath; silver-grey hairy new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & formal designs

Uses: formal screen, street tree, shade tree, soil binding, fire retardant

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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