With these characteristics: None
Fagaceae - Beech and Oak
Leaves: Alternate; simple; 3" to 5" long, 1" to 3" wide; deciduous; coarsely toothed to pinnately lobed; dark green and shiny above, paler beneath; petiole 1/8" to 3/4" long.
Twigs/buds: Twigs brown; medium-thick.
Flowers/fruit: Monoecious. Fruit an acorn; 1" long, brown, ovoid, no stalk; half covered with a cap with long, curled-back scales; matures in two seasons.
Bark: Gray-black; in checkered plates.
Wood: Information unavailable.
General: Native to western Asia and southern Europe. Intermediate shade tolerance. Acorns can be a nuisance.
Landscape Use: Very desirable tree that is rarely planted in Utah or elsewhere in the U.S. Tolerates drought, high soil pH, and clay soils. Interesting acorn and leaf. Zones 5-7.
Cultivar: 'Argenteovariegata' or 'Variegata'.
- Fagaceae - Beech and Oak
- Cultivar Availability:
- Hardiness Zone:
- Utah Native:
- Growth Rate:
- Mature Height:
- Is Good Under Power Lines:
- Crown Shape:
- Fall Color:
- Poor Drainage: