Quercus ilex L.
Fagaceae
Quercus ilex(25880 bytes)
An evergreen, medium-sized or large tree. In Germany mostly a medium-sized shrub. The leaves are leathery, dark green above, greyish beneath; on young plants they are toothed, later entire. They are variable in size depending on growing conditions and age of the tree. In Germany only for mild areas. Growing in all well-drained soil.

Home: Mediterranean region

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Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Quercus ilex by Plants for a future database

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