Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Fertile, well drained. Quercus ilex will grow on chalky soils.
Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
Habit: Eventually a large tree with a dense, rounded crown.
Height: up to 25 m (82 ft)
Spread: 20 m (65 ft)
Notes: Quercus ilex is drought resistant and generally grows well in coastal areas.