Species: Quercus Ilex
Shape: Potted hedging plants
Size : from 80cm to 300cm, size option below
Rate of growth: slow
Position: sun or partial shade
Soil Type: well-drained soil
Planter type: Supplied in standard plastic pot
Description:Quercus ilex is a variety of evergreen oak.
Its tolerance of many growing conditions and pollution make it a very versatile plant, often used in urban and coastal settings. It will make lovely dense, evergreen hedge. Because is slow growing it will require very little maintenance . This Holm Oak hedging plant has dark green leaves which are leathery whitish underside.
Often the lower leaves are spiny, giving a resemblance to the Common Holly
Garden Care Very low maintenance tree. If the plant remain in planter feeding with liquid fertilizer will be required. This should be done between March and August about ones a week. Also you need to remember about regular watering, and never let compost to dry out. Trimming should be done in late spring.