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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 120 ft (36 m)

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

Features: Gray fissured bark; glossy green leaves; large acorns

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 4-9

Description: Found in northeastern and central North America from Nova Scotia to Texas, this is a large deciduous tree, reaching 120 ft (36 m) in height, with a massive trunk and spreading branches. The leaves are egg-shaped and conspicuously lobed, and are sometimes

Growth Habit: Massive trunk with spreading branches


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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