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 robur
Fairly fast grower to 50–60 ft. tall, 30 ft.wide,with rather short trunk and very wide, open head.Dark green, 3–4Í-in.-long, 2–3-in.- wide leaves with three to seven pairs of rounded lobes. Leaves hold until late fall without much color change.Acorns are 1– 1/2 in. long, varying in shape from oval to oblong, coming to an abrupt point at tip; covered by up to one-third in velvety, bowl-shaped cap.
Biennial or short-lived perennial. Variable, appearing in many garden forms. Bold, erect growth to 4 f...
Fairly fast grower to 50–60 ft. tall, 30 ft.wide,with rather short trunk and very wide, open hea...
Light lavender colored flowers.