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Quercus suber


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

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

Features: Thick corky bark; leathery green leaves

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 8-10

Description: From southwestern Europe and North Africa, this is normally a short-stemmed and wide-spreading evergreen tree of medium size, occasionally reaching 70 ft (21 m). The thick rugged bark provides the cork of commerce and this species is widely grown in plant

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy

Comments: This tree is harvested to produce cork

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