Giant Chinquapin Chrysolepis chrysophylla - Castanopsis chrysophylla

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Botanical Name:

Chrysolepis chrysophylla

Family:

Fagaceae

Genus:

Chrysolepis

Species:

chrysophylla

Common Name:

Giant Chinquapin

Height:
60-70 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
Harvest hemisphere:
Northern

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  • Chrysolepis chrysophylla

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Physical Characteristics  Chrysolepis chrysophylla is an evergreen Tree growing to 20 m (65ft 7in) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 7. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower in July. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by Wind, midges. The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid and neutral soils. and can grow in very acid soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland).It requires moist soil.
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Short description:
Physical Characteristics : An evergreen Tree growing to 20 m (65ft 7in) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 7. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower in July. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by Wind, midges. The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid and neutral soils. and can grow in very acid soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland).It requires moist soil.
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov