Turkey Oak Seed

Quercus cerris

£3.00£5.50 inc. VAT

Turkey Oak is a large deciduous tree and one of the fastest growing oaks. It thrives on chalky soils and near the sea. The leaves are coarsely toothed and slightly rough to the touch and the acorns are bristly/hairy, looking like bad-hair-day hedgehogs. Mature trees have fissured and plated bark.

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Description

Quercus cerris

Common name: Turkey Oak.

Native: Southern Europe and Asia Minor.

Provenance: Europe

Size and spread (10 years): 11m x 5m

Treatment required: Not dormant.

Germinal seeds / kg: 170

Ideal sowing period: Autumn or Spring.

Soil conditions: Most soils.

Planting instructions:

Mature height: 35m x 25m

Illegal to plant or otherwise cause to grow in the wild (DEFRA/ Natural England Environmental Protection Act)

Additional information

Weight 300.00 g
Genus

Quercus

Size

Mini Seed Pack (25 seeds approx.), Seed Pack (60seeds approx.)

Family

Fagaceae

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

deciduous