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A picture of a Quercus macrocarpa

Quercus macrocarpa

Quercus macrocarpa

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

12m

15m

Min

8m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Quercus macrocarpa Overview

    This species is very hardy and will tolerant strong winds, The leaves are about 20cms long which are a glossy green above and whitish beneath. They have a red autumn colour.

    How to propagate Quercus macrocarpa

    Seed

    By fresh seeds.

    Grafting

    Grafting in late winter.

    Other uses of Quercus macrocarpa

    Grown for their habit, foliage and, in some deciduous species their autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies and a variety of wildlife.