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Quercus frainetto


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Pale gray bark; oval deeply-lobed leaves

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 7-10

Description: Native to southern Italy, the Balkans and Hungary, this is a large, fast-growing, deciduous tree to 100 ft (30 m) with a broad dome and wide-spreading, sometimes drooping branches. The bark is pale gray, sometimes brownish, and closely fissured into small

Growth Habit: Broad-domed habit

Comments: Cultivar available

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