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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Dark green lobed leaves, paler beneath

Uses: Woodland gardens Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks

Zones: 3-9

Description: Found naturally in central and southern USA, this large deciduous tree to 100 ft (30 m) high has a domed crown and slightly ascending branches. The buds and young shoots are downy. The leaves are large, hard and often 12 in (30 cm) long, deeply but irregu

Growth Habit: Broad-domed habit


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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