Holly (or Holm) Oak
Evergreen tree with a dense, rounded form.
Sun or light shade. Hardy to USDA Zone 7.
A good evergreen street tree, but so dense it should be thinned to make it more airy and graceful.
65-100' at maturity
Equal to height at maturity
Male and female flowers borne in separate catkins (monoecious) and are wind-pollinated.
Leaves ovate, 1-3 inches long, leathery, margins serrate, shiny dk. green top, white below.
Bark gray, nearly smooth or finely scaly.
Native to southern Europe and northwest Africa.