Turkey Oak (Quercus cerris)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
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 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 30 - 125 feet, most often seen at 30 to 50 feet.
Plant Spread: 30 - 50 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Pubescent (velvety) on both upper and lower surfaces.
Fruit: Other: 1 inch dry, hard acorns; bicolored orange grading to a greenish-brown tip, set in wooly, bristly cup..
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Shade Tree
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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