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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Bark becomes fissured with age; willow-like glossy green leaves turn yellow and orange in autumn

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

Zones: 5-9

Description: This large deciduous tree, to 100 ft (30 m) tall with slender branches is native to eastern USA. The leaves are narrow and willow-like, glossy green above, turning yellow and orange in autumn. The bark is at first quite smooth and gray, becoming fissured

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy


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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