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English Oak, Pedunculate Oak
Scientific Name: Quercus robur L.
Family: Fagaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 2-12,14-21,32-41
USDA: 5-9

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Europe, western Asia and northern Africa

Growth Habits: Deciduous tree, 40 to 60 feet tall (12-18 m) in landscapes, but much bigger in the wild; deeply fissured gray brown bark; glabrous dark green leaves, 2 to 5 inches long (5-12 cm), 0.8 to 2.5 inches wide (2-6.5 cm), with 3 to 7 pairs of rounded lobes, and very short reddish brown petioles (distinguishing feature from Quercus alba)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Fresh seeds, don't let the acorns dry out If the acorns are not fresh, they need to be stratified for at least a month, named varieties are grafted.

Blooming Habits:
Light yellow or greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:
Elongate acorns, about an inch long (2.5 cm), with a cup that covers 1/3 to 1/2 of the nut, singly or in clusters of up to 5 acorns on a single 1 to 4 inches long peduncle (2.5-10 cm). They ripen the first year

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