Blue Oak Quercus douglasii

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Botanical Name:

Quercus douglasii

Family:

Fagaceae

Genus:

Quercus

Species:

douglasii

Common Name:

Blue Oak

Seeds Per Pound:
63
Quantity:
13.92 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
45%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
45-75 feet
Collection Locale:
Red Bluff, CA
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8


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In Stock: 13.92 lb
Prices
  • Quercus douglasii

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 lb
14.95
1 kg
28.00
10 lb
95.00
Growing Info:
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:
* The Blue Oak ( Quercus douglasii ) is an oak in the white oak section of the genus, Quercus sect. Quercus
* It is endemic to California and is found in foothills surrounding the Central Valley of California and certain locations in the California Coast Ranges , USA .
* It is also sometimes known as the Mountain Oak, and occasionally the Iron Oak.
* Individual Blue Oaks over 500 years old have been recorded, although most are less than 300 years old.
* Recent research has found several unlogged stands of Blue Oak woodlands, suggesting that the state may harbor over 500,000 acres (2,000 km2) of such old growth forests.
* The name Blue Oak derives from the dark blue-green tint of its leaves, which are deciduous, 4–10 cm long, and entire or shallowly lobed.
* It prefers dry soil and plenty of sunlight. more...
Usda description:
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