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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

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

Features: Shiny dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn; acorns have short stalks

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 8-10

Description: Native to eastern USA, this deciduous tree may reach 70 ft (21 m) in height. It has a broad-domed crown, the lower branches horizontal, the upper ones ascending. The leaves are oblong or narrowly oval, up to 8 in (20 cm) long, usually smooth-edged, shiny

Growth Habit: Broad-domed crown


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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