Quercus castaneifolia /Chestnut-leaf Oak

Quercus castaneifolia   / Quercus castaneifolia
A very young tree
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A very young tree

Foliage that resembles that of chestnut trees

A close-up of the foliage

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Scientific Name: Quercus castaneifolia
Common Name: Chestnut-leaf Oak
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: over 50 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: A round-headed deciduous tree in maturity that is native to the Caucasus region and Iran. This magnificant tree has chestnut-like leaves, can exceed a height of 100' and can live for hundreds of years. Too large for average lawn, but good as a street tree or in a park. Very limited distribution and older trees not yet present in USA. It is fast growing and drought tolerant.