Philly Tree Map

Tree Key > Leaves > Simple > Lobed > Acorn
English Oak
Quercus robur
Distinguishing Features: Shallow and rounded lobes, long rounded acorns in clusters up to 5
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: A maximum of 50 to 70 feet tall, develops a rounded and broad crown, young trees are typically pyramidal or have an ovate shape
  • Leaf: Alternate leaf arrangement, 2 to 5 inches long, 6 to 14 shallow, rounded lobes, color is dark green, olive green or blue-green, leaf base is ear-shaped or auriculate, leaves remain green late into autumn
  • Flower: Insignificant monoecious yellowish-green flowers in separate male and female catkins
  • Bark: Gray-black color, furrows and ridges
  • Fruit or Seed: Small elongated acorns, 0.4 to 0.6 inch across, .6 to 1 inch long, borne singly or in clusters up to five
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