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Quercus agrifolia

Classification

Order: Fagales
   Family: Fagaceae
            Genus: Quercus
                        Specie: Quercus agrifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Black bark; oval leaves, smooth underneath; brown acorns edged with purple

Uses: Woodland gardens Shade tree Parks

Zones: 8-10

Description: This Californian and Mexican native is a small, round-headed, slow-growing, evergreen tree or large shrub, occasionally reaching 40 ft (12 m) and branched almost to the ground. Its smooth black bark becomes rough with age. The leaves are oval or rounded,

Growth Habit: Round-domed habit

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