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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Pale gray fissured bark; lobed dark green leaves

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 3-10

Description: A native of Europe, western Asia and North Africa, this is a large, long-lived, deciduous tree to 100 ft (30 m) with a broad head. The leaves are shallowly lobed. The bark is pale gray, closely fissured into short, narrow, vertical plates. The long-nosed

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy

Comments: Many cultivars available

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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