Quercus Ilex Holm Oak
Quercus Ilex ‘Holm Oak’ is a large evergreen Oak tree with cracked bark, developingover the years a massive, rounded crown.
The tree has glossy green, ovate leaves, and yellow catkins. This tree is tolerant of many growing conditions and is ideal for parkland and wooded garden landscapes.
Details Quercus Ilex Holm Oak
- Blooms: April – May
- Flower colour: white
- Full grown: 30 Years
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 15 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Quercus Ilex Holm Oak
For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting, water well after planting and for the next few weeks. Grows best in a soil with a low lime content. Needs a sunny location and well drained soil.
To keep the size of the plant in shape and to encourage the most colourful bark, remove a third of the stems back to ground level each spring. Fertilise in spring. Take cuttings in November to February.