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botanical name:
Quercus cerris
Quercus cerris © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Turkey Oak
family:  Fagaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 35.00m
width: 25.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: green
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Large, fast growing deciduous tree of elegant stature. Leaves are variable in shape, generally coarsely toothed or shallowly lobed, hairy and slightly rough in texture. The acorn cups and winter buds are covered with long, narrow, downy scales.

cultivation:
Thrives in most soil conditions, including chalk and coastal locations.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Quick growing ornamental tree for parks and large gardens.

other notes:
Native to Southern Europe and Asia Minor, naturalised elsewhere.

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