Algerian Oak, Mirbeck's Oak Quercus canariensis

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Botanical Name:

Quercus canariensis

Family:

Fagaceae

Genus:

Quercus

Species:

canariensis

Common Name:

Algerian Oak, Mirbeck's Oak

Seeds Per Pound:
75
Quantity:
3.59 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Collection Locale:
Pennsylvania
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
Harvest hemisphere:
Northern
In Stock: 3.59 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$14.95
8 oz
$36.63
1 lb
$59.50
1 kg
$118.00
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 canariensis, the Algerian oak or Mirbeck's oak is an oak in the section Quercus sect. Mesobalanus, native to southern Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, despite the scientific name, it does not occur naturally today in the Canary Islands, though it may have in the past.
* Quercus canariensis is a medium-sized deciduous to semi-evergreen tree growing to 20–30 m tall with a trunk up to 1.5 m diameter. The leaves are 10–15 cm long and 6–8 cm broad, with 6-12 pairs of shallow lobes. The flowers are catkins; the fruit is an acorn 2.5 cm long and 2 cm broad, in a shallow cup.
* The tree has been extensively planted in Canberra, Australia. more...