Trees by Genus

Genus 'Quercus'

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Quercus agrifolia
Quercus alba
Quercus bicolor
Quercus canariensis
Quercus castaneifolia
Quercus cerris
Quercus chrysolepis
Quercus coccinea
Quercus dentata
Quercus frainetto
Quercus glauca
Quercus x hispanica
Quercus ilex
Quercus imbricaria
Quercus kelloggii
Quercus laurifolia
Quercus x leana
Quercus libani
Quercus x ludoviciana
Quercus macranthera
Quercus macrocarpa
Quercus marilandica
Quercus myrsinifolia
Quercus nigra
Quercus palustris
Quercus petraea
Quercus phellos
Quercus pontica
Quercus prinus
Quercus pubescens
Quercus pyrenaica
Quercus pyrenaica 'Pendula'
Quercus robur
Quercus robur cv. 'Filicifolia'
Quercus robur forma purpurascens
Quercus rubra
Quercus schumardii
Quercus suber
Quercus trojana
Quercus x turneri
Quercus velutina

Quercus castaneifolia (Chestnut-leaved Oak)

Quercus castaneifolia

Native: Forests south and southwest of the Caspian Sea.

Although a striking tree it is fairly rare in collections.

Foliage

Leaves are 7.5-19cm long, dark glossy green above, dull grey downy beneath.

Flowers

Quercus castaneifolia

Flowers appear with the young leaves at the end of April or early May, the female flowers are seen in the terminal axils of the new shoots.

Fruits

Quercus castaneifolia

The acorns which ripen in the second year are about 2.5cm long and fall in October.