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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Silver-gray bark; deeply-lobed shiny green leaves turn scarlet in autumn

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

Zones: 3-10

Description: A native of southeastern Canada and eastern USA, this is a large, dense, deciduous tree reaching 100 ft (30 m) in height, narrowly domed on a clean bole with slender branches that droop at their extremities. The leaves are deeply lobed and shiny green on

Growth Habit: Conical habit becoming broader with age


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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