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Quercus laevis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Thick furrowed bark; yellow-green deeply-lobed leaves

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 7-9

Description: A native of southeastern USA, this is a small deciduous tree reaching 30 ft (9 m) with an open, irregular crown. The leaves are deeply lobed with 3 to 5 bristle-tipped lobes, yellow-green above and paler beneath. The bark is thick and almost black, deeply

Growth Habit: Open irregular crown

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