name botanical:Quercus petraea
other name:Cornish Oak
other name:Durmast Oak
family:Beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 35 m (115 ft)
The leaves of Sessile Oak are sinuate dark, olive green and up to 14 cm (5.5 in) long. The leaves sprout early. The leaf margin is smooth.
flowering:April - May
The flowers form greenish - yellow drooping catkins. Flowering and leafing sprout together..
The acorns being enclosed to one third of the fruit cups.
The shoots are gray-brown tomentose. The buds are reddish brown, oval and pointed. Buds heaped at the end of the branches.
bark:The bark is smooth and gray later deeply fissured.
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:sandy to loamy to loamy strong, wet locations well tolerates
ph value:acidic to alkaline
roadside green, single tree, planting in groups
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