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Quercus petraea


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 150 ft (45 m)

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

Features: Gray fissured bark; large dark green leaves

Uses: Woodland gardens Seaside gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 5-9

Description: Found naturally in central and southeastern Europe, this species is a spreading deciduous tree to 150 ft (45 m), similar to Quercus robur, but with sessile acorns and more upright branches. The leaves are large, 6 in (15 cm) long, long-stalked and

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy

Comments: Cultivars available

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