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Quercus canariensis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

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

Features: Dark gray-black bark; oval shallow-lobed leaves, paler beneath; round acorns

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 7-10

Description: From North Africa, southern Portugal and Spain, this medium-sized semi-deciduous tree, up to 80 ft (24 m) in height, is fast growing and succeeds equally well in heavy clay and shallow chalky soil. The bark is dark gray or blackish, deeply fissured into s

Growth Habit: Columnar broadening with age

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