|Botanical Name||Quercus ilex|
|Common Name||Holm oak|
|Location||The Byes, Sidmouth|
|Height||18m 60ft metres|
|Notes||One of a pair of majestic Holm Oaks, echoes of 19th century planting, when the land was donated for public access by Annie Leigh Browne. |
Holm Oak is old English for Holly Oak, the leaves are evergreen and on young trees they have spines, but it is an Oak because it bears acorns. More about Holm Oaks if you click here.