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Full Name: - Quercus ilex 'Verduzzo'

Quercus ilex 'Verduzzo' Jablonski Journ. Int. Oak Soc., 21: 40 (2010) Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Cerris, Section Ilex
Named by the originator, André Charlier, after the fresh green wine called "Verduzzo" from Friaul Province, Italy.
An evergreen tree, originated around 1974. Young shoots grey-green hairy, as are the underside of the leaves. Leaves lanceolate, up to 5.5 × 2.8 cm, fresh green above and sparsely hairy, margin more or less undulate with a few spines in the upper half of the leave blade. Leaf apex apiculate. Petiole 0.7 - 1 cm. The whole tree has a fresh green look. Raised from seed collected by the Dalmatian coast opposite the island of Rab in Croatia. Out of a batch of some 100 acorns, only this one germinated. The 20 year old plant has reached 7 × 4 m.

Eike Jablonski
Nomenclatural Standard (Cultivar) or Type
Harold Hillier Herbarium HILL, Standard Specimen No. 6810, E. J. Jablonski 08082008, 20 August 2008, collected together with Piers Trehane and André Charlier from the original plant (ortet) at Arboretum Closerie Chêne, Esneux, Belgium.
Standard Image
Photograph by Matt Pringle of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens