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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:00 pm    Post subject: Tree identification in Midlands Reply with quote

Can anyone help me indenify the tree in the attached pictures. It is growing in Offaly.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like the Holm oak or Holly oak (Quercus ilex) JMcK.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yep holm oak , very very slow growing, i have ten or so i grew from acorns about four years ago and they are still only 18 ins tall , mabey the great grand children will see them mature . have seen them used as a clipped hedge, nice and low maintenance, Denis
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