Quercus ilex is a rarely offered species, originating from the Mediterranean. The broadly spreading, rounded tree can reach up to heights of 82ft. The large, elegant evergreen oak tree has slender, leathery leaves that vary in size depending on the age (can reach up to 8cm in length). The tree can be grown to be used as an unusual hedge or can be kept in a pot on the patio. During Autumn, its beautifully shaped leaves turn yellow but remain on the tree throughout Winter. Acorns as large as 5cm by 4cm are produced either solitary or in groups of 2 or 3. We have excellent quality, 8-10cm tall starter plants on offer.
|Flower||Yellow - Spring|
|Soil type||Chalk, Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand|
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