|Grid reference||ST 18201 78673|
|Common name||Holm oak|
|Common name||Holly oak|
|Common name||Evergreen oak|
|Height||13M July 2021|
|Girth||217cm July 2021|
This tree is north west of the chapels, beside a path junction.
General tree description
Quercus ilex is a large tree, up to 30 metres tall, with a rounded head, and generally dense and bushy. It has blackish, finely cracked bark. The evergreen leaves are leathery, dark glossy green above and greyish beneath. They are often narrowly oval but can be very variable in size and shape, and may or may not be toothed. There are golden catkins in spring / early summer, followed by small acorns (15 to 20mm), in felted cups.