Area of origin: South-western Europe, Asia Minor. Introduced into Europe in 1582. Adult Dimensions: Height up to 25 m (82'), width up to 15m (49.2'). Foliage: Deciduous Soil Type: Fertile. Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C. Exposure: Full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
This beautiful tree of conical form with grooved trunk and rough
grey bark like cork. Used in planted in rows it can also be
planted alone in parks and gardens. The fruits are very strong
and of average quality.