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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

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

Features: Shiny, dark green, 3-lobed leaves turn red in autumn; acorns have large scales

Uses: Woodland gardens Autumn color Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 2-9

Description: From eastern and central USA, this is a deciduous tree reaching 70 ft (21 m) in height, with wide-spreading branches, ascending in the upper half. Young trees are more or less conical; with age they become quite gaunt. The leaves are oblong or elliptic, u

Growth Habit: Conical habit


Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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