Arkansas Oak Quercus arkansana

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Botanical Name:

Quercus arkansana







Common Name:

Arkansas Oak

45-60 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days , or until radicle emergence.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Quercus arkansana (also called Arkansas Oak) is a species of plant in the Fagaceae family.
* It is endemic to the United States.
* Medium sized tree with a narrow crown, growing to 95 feet (28.9 m). Bark is black with deep furrows, inner bark orangish-red.
* It is threatened by habitat loss. more...
* The Latin and common names are derived from its initial discovery in Arkansas. The IUCN considers Arkansas oak rare in Arkansas, endangered in Florida, and vulnerable in Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana.
* The largest known Arkansas oak grows in Covington County, Mississippi. more...
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