Area of origin : Spain (region of Ronda) between 1200m and 1800m (1312 and 1965 yds). Introduced in 1839.
Adult Dimensions : Height up to 20 m (65.6'), width up to10 m (32.8').
Foliage : Evergreen.
Soil Type : Dislikes lime.
Hardiness : Hardy tolerant to -18°C but can be sensitive to severe winters.
Exposure : Full sun.