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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

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

Features: Oval dark green leaves, paler beneath

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 8-10

Description: From southeastern USA, this is a deciduous tree to 60 ft (18 m) with an open crown and large crooked branches. The leaves are oblong to egg-shaped, 6 in (15 cm) long, deeply and irregularly lobed, dark green above, paler and smooth or white-hairy beneath.

Growth Habit: Open crown with irregular branching


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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