Interior Live Oak Quercus wislizeni

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Botanical Name:

Quercus wislizeni

Family:

Fagaceae

Genus:

Quercus

Species:

wislizeni

Common Name:

Interior Live Oak

Height:
50-60 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8
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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.
Germination: sow seed 3/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The Interior Live Oak ( Quercus wislizeni ) is an evergeen oak , highly variable and often shrubby, found in areas of California in the United States . It also occurs south into northern Baja California in Mexico . It generally occurs in foothills , being most abundant in the lower altitudes of the Sierra Nevada , but also widespread in the Pacific Coast Ranges and the San Gabriel Mountains .
* It is a large shrub or tree growing to 22 m tall. The dark-green leaves are usually small, 2.5-7 cm long and 2-5 cm broad, thick and often spiny-toothed, particularly on young trees.
* The Interior Live Oak is classified in the red oak section (Quercus sect. Lobatae). more...
Usda description:
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Quercus wislizeni , known by the common names Interior Live Oak , [ 2 ] and Sierra Live Oak , [ 2 ] is an evergeen oak , highly variable and often shrubby, found in areas of California in the United States . It also occurs south into northern Baja California in Mexico . It generally occurs in foothills , being most abundant in the lower altitudes of the Sierra Nevada , but also widespread in the Pacific Coast Ranges and the San Gabriel Mountains . It was named for its collector, Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus (1810–1889). [ 2 ]
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Usda description:
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Comments:

This variety will remain small and scrubby, never growing into a tall tree.

Usda description:
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