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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

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

Features: Oval deeply-lobed leaves turn yellow or red in autumn; new growth flushed with pink

Uses: Small gardens Autumn color Shade tree

Zones: 8-10

Description: From eastern USA, this is a spreading deciduous shrub or small tree that rarely exceeds 15 ft (4.5 m) in height. The leaves are egg-shaped, deeply lobed, white-felted beneath and persist until early winter. The young growth is flushed with pink. ZONES 8?1

Growth Habit: Spreading habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

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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