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Quercus Velutina

Botanical Name:

Quercus velutina

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Dry, sandy to moist, rich soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

72-100 ft.

Fruit

Brown

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Warning

POISONOUS PARTS: Acorns (seeds of nuts) and young leaves. Low toxicity if eaten. Symptoms include stomach pain, constipation and later bloody diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination.

Taxonomy

Order

Fagales

Family

Fagaceae

Genus

Quercus

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