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Quercus ilex



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Quercus ilex

Common Name: Holly Oak, Holm Oak

An evergreen tree with a dense, rounded crown and a variable habit. Takes on a shrubby form in coastal climates. Bark becomes dark gray and smooth or cracked with age. Dark green leaves are oval with spiny, holly-like or smooth margins. Inconspicuous female and male catkins yield acorns. Native to the Mediterranean. Provides habitat and food for numerous animal species.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 4 - 24

Mature Height: 30 - 60 feet

Mature Width: 30 - 60 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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