name botanical:Quercus cerris
family:Beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 35 m (115 ft)
The leaves of Turkey Oak are dark green, slightly sinuate and up to 12 cm (4.7 in) long and up to 5 cm (2 in) broad. The leaf margin is smooth.
flowering:April - May
The flowers form about 10 cm (3.9 in) long reddish-green catkins, which sprout with leaves.
The acorns are brown and oval.
The young shoots are gray and tomentose. The branches have raised leaf scars. The buds are small and reddish brown. Note the dried up leaves in winter they stand bushy.
bark:The bark is gray-brown and deeply fissured.
root:Deep-rooting plant spreading out through the crown area
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:loamy to strong loamy
ph value:slightly acidic to strongly alkaline
single tree, planting in groups, parks and roadside green
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