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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Silvery gray bark; dark green leaves turn red, yellow and brown in autumn

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

Zones: 3-9

Description: This medium-sized to large, broad-headed, deciduous tree, with more or less horizontal branches, sometimes reaching to 100 ft (30 m), is found from eastern Canada to Texas. The leaves are large, oval to egg-shaped and lobed. They turn red and then red-bro

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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