English Oak, quercus robur

English Oak, quercus robur
Item# DA-englishoak
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Product Description

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Inventory available as of Feb. 1, 2018: 0 Acorns.

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 83%; Where Harvested (location/year) - Illinois (2008)

The English Oak is also known as the Pedunculate Oak. It is native to most of Europe, to Asia Minor, to the Caucasus, and also to parts of North Africa. The English Oak a member of the white oak section of Quercus. The English Oak is a large deciduous tree that can reach heights of 80120 feet tall, with lobed leaves 26 inches long. Flowering takes place in mid spring. Acorns ripen by the following autumn. The acorns are .51.5 inches long, with one to four acorns on each peduncle. It is a long-lived tree, with a large widespreading head of rugged branches. The English Oak may naturally live to an age of a few centuries. The English Oak is cold hardy to USDA zone 5.

Suggested Planting Instructions:

Scarfication: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: Cold stratify for 60 days, or until radicle emergence. Germination: Sow 1-2" deep, press seed into the soil, cover seed, mulch the seed bed. Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification