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Quercus phillyreoides


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

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

Features: Oval glossy green leaves

Uses: Small gardens Screen Hedge

Zones: 6-10

Description: This is a rare and hardy species from China and Japan, generally a dense rounded bush up to 15 ft (4.5 m) tall, occasionally a small tree. The egg-shaped leathery leaves are glossy green on both sides; they are minutely toothed and often bronze-tinged whe

Growth Habit: Dense rounded habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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