Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 60 to 70 feet (18-21 m)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Other: Biennial
Flowers: Showy
Other: Male flowers are pendulous catkins while female flowers appear in small spikes from new leaf axils.
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Resistances: Flood Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is happening to my tree?? by gingin Apr 12, 2015 10:18 AM 11
Anyone recognize this one? by plantladylin Jul 14, 2012 8:34 AM 7

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