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Quercus variabilis /Oriental Oak

Quercus variabilis   / Quercus variabilis
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Scientific Name: Quercus variabilis
Common Name: Oriental Oak
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: None
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Has a deeply fissured, corky, gray bark. Does not transplant easily and should be planted in permanent position when quite young. Susceptible to gall insects and the resulting balls that may make this tree less attractive in a landscape development. Its bark has been harvested for use as a cork-like mterial.