General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Yellowish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant

Common names
  • Shrub Tanbark Oak
  • Tanoak
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Notholithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides
  • Synonym: Lithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides

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Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 2015-08-15
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: 2015-08-15

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