Quercus sinuata

var. breviloba

Bastard Oak, Bigelow Oak, Scaly-bark Oak, Shortlobe Oak, White Shin Oak

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  • Quercus sinuata var. breviloba

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New Zealand

Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Looking for a hardy, low-maintenance shrub or small tree that thrives in shallow soil? Consider Quercus sinuata var. breviloba, also called the Bastard Oak, Bigelow Oak, Scaly-bark Oak, Shortlobe Oak, or White Shin Oak. Featuring light gray, flaky bark and irregularly lobed leaves up to 3 inches long, this native plant forms thickets on flat-topped limestone hills and seldom grows alone. Its acorns measure up to 5/8 inch long and 3/8 inch wide. Brought to you by the Fagaceae (Beech Family), find out more about Quercus sinuata var. breviloba at the USDA website.

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