7 lt pot (1.5-1.6m) £89.99
available to order from late autumn
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Buy Quercus ilex holm oak: Superb large evergreen oak

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: deep, fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A rounded, evergreen tree with lance-shaped, dark green leaves and smooth dark grey bark. In June the new, silver-white leaves appear, along with the golden yellow male catkins, followed in autumn by rounded acorns, either singularly or in bunches. An attractive tree which tolerates salt spray and strong winds, and is often seen planted as a windbreak or along avenues in coast towns.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate plenty of well-rotted organic matter in the planting hole. Minimal pruning is required.

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Evergreen trees for screening please Hello I hope you can help me. A client of mine wants to order 2 evergreen trees. They want them at the bottom of their garden for screening the house behind them. Thanks and regards


Hello There. There are really very few evergreen trees here in the UK, but the following link will take you to the ones we sell. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/trees/plcid.7/vid.228/ Best regards, Helen Plant Doctor


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