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Lithocarpus densiflorus

Tanbark Oak.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
Fifteen Gallon 0 $ 89.99
Five Gallon 0 $ 34.99
One Gallon 0 $ 9.99
Plants in production
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An evergreen tree slow to 80'. (We have some that are 5 years old and 8' tall.) The leaves are green on upper surface, fuzzy on lower surface. Native from Ventura Co. to southern Oregon. A very beautiful tree. The leached acorns were ground into flour by the Indians (tastes like bitter oatmeal). No cold damage at 12-15deg., leaf burn at 5-10 deg.,a lot of death at 0. A very neat tree for formal wood gardens (such as a redwood garden with benches and shade loving perennials). If your rainfall is less than 30-35 inches a year put this one in a watered lawn or watered flower bed as it will need the extra humidity. I would expect this one to be fine along much of the eastern seaboard. It looks very formal. Oaks.

Lithocarpus densiflorus's foliage type is evergreen.
Lithocarpus densiflorus's flower color is na.
Lithocarpus densiflorus's fruit is edible.

Communities for Lithocarpus densiflorus:Mixed-evergreen Forest and Redwood Forest.

ph: 5.00 to 7.00
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 4.00 to 25.00
width[m]: 4.00 to 15.00
rainfall[cm]: 100.00 to 200.00

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