Chisos Oak, Slender Oak Quercus graciliformis - Quercus canbyi, Quercus banyi

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Botanical Name:

Quercus graciliformis







Common Name:

Chisos Oak, Slender Oak

26 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
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  • Quercus graciliformis

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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 graciliformis is a deciduous tree up to 8 metres (26 ft) tall. Leaves are elliptical or lance-shaped with 8-10 shallow lobes. The acorns are produced biennially. more...
* The species has been found only in the Chisos Mountains, within Big Bend National Park of West Texas, and a few miles southeast into the state of Coahuila in northeast Mexico. It is threatened by habitat loss. more...
* It grows on dry, rocky canyon floors at elevations above 5,000 feet (1,500 m) more...
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