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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Green leaves turn rich red and crimson in autumn; acorns singly or in pairs

Uses: Woodland gardens Autumn color Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 5-9

Description: Found growing naturally in central and southern USA, this is a large to medium-sized deciduous tree, sometimes reaching 100 ft (30 m). The leaves are oblong to lance-shaped and coarsely toothed, yellowish green above and pale and downy beneath; they turn

Growth Habit: Round-domed habit


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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