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Quercus coccifera

Classification

Order: Fagales
   Family: Fagaceae
            Genus: Quercus
                        Specie: Quercus coccifera

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 7 ft (2 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Shiny, green, holly-like leaves; oval acorns

Uses: Informal hedge Screen Dry sites

Zones: 7-10

Description: Growing naturally in the western Mediterranean region, this makes a very slow-growing, dense, evergreen shrub, 7 ft (2 m) or more in height. The leaves are shiny green but may be prickly or flat and smooth. This is the host tree for the kermes insect, fro

Growth Habit: Bushy habit

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