Sonoran Scrub Oak, Arizona Shrub Oak Quercus turbinella

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Botanical Name:

Quercus turbinella







Common Name:

Sonoran Scrub Oak, Arizona Shrub Oak

6- 15 feet
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  • Quercus turbinella

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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" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Quercus turbinella is a species of oak known by the common names Sonoran scrub oak and shrub live oak . It is native to northwestern Mexico and the southwestern United States from far eastern California to southwest Colorado , Rio Grande New Mexico , to west Texas , where it grows in woodland, chaparral , forest, and other habitat. It is most common in chaparral habitat in central Arizona , through the transition zone of the Mogollon Rim – White Mountains , but also southeast Arizona in the Madrean Sky Island mountain ranges of sky islands . more...
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