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Quercus Acutissima

Botanical Name:

Quercus acutissima

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Trees, Poisonous, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Golden drooping male catkins that emerge with leaves.

Fruit

Fruits are acorns that have involucral bracts in a cup with long spreading, recurved scales that resemble a bird's nest. The nut is about 1' long, and is covered 2/3 by the cup.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Moths

Pollinators

Small Mammals

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Fagales

Family

Quercus - Oaks

Genus

Quercus

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