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Quercus ilex

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

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

Features: Dark green leathery leaves; pointed acorns

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 6-10

Description: The holm oak, native to southern Europe and North Africa, is a large evergreen tree, 70 ft (21 m) high, with a broad-domed crown and branching very close to the ground. Its upper branches are sharply ascending. It is densely foliaged at all times. The lea

Growth Habit: Broad-domed crown

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