Appearance and hardiness of Oaks vary widely, but all produce acorns preceded by inconspicuous flowers. Single nuts are more or less enclosed in a cuplike cap covered with many closely set scales. In some species, the acorns are edible,with a sweet flavor. Some oaks are widely planted over large areas, while others have a limited rangeQuercus coccinea
Can reach 60–80 ft. tall, 40–60 ft. wide. Pyramidal when young, round topped in maturity.Graybrown bark cracked into irregular plates. Bright green leaves are 3– 6 in. long,with pointed, deeply cut lobes; turn scarlet where fall nights are cold. Rounded,3/4–1-in. acorns half-covered in a bowl-like cap.
Himalayan native to 1 1/2 ft. high, spreading by rhizomes. Long-stalked,medium green, 2 1/2 -in.-wide ...
From the Pyrenees. Forms wide, 8–12-in.-tall mats composed of 1–1 1/2-in., soft gray green...
Small, shrubby, 9-ft. mound with finely cut leaves that hold deep red color all summer. Turn scarlet b...