Quercus cerris / Turkey oak

Species: Quercus cerris L.
Italian common noun: Turkey oak, Austrian oak
Family: Fagaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sun
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 214 - Legislative Decree no. 386

Origin: Southern and Central Europe

Botanical characteristics: It is a large medium-fast growing tree, up to 30-40 meters high and has an oval spreading crown. Leaves are oblong, 6 to 12 cm, deeply lobed with acute lobes characterized by dark green, rough mucron, yellow-brown in autumn. It is a monoecious plant, having separated male and female inflorescences on the same plant. Acorns, individual or in groups of 4, are shortly pedunculate and have a peculiar dome covered with linear, curly scales, up to 1 cm long.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is present throughout the woodlands between 100 and 800 meters, more frequent in southern Italy. On sandy, clay, from alkaline to moderately acidic soils. It has an high drought resistance and a good air pollution resistance.

Use: It is used more as an ornamental plant than for the quality of its woods which is lower than the other oaks. It is used in parks and gardens as single exemplary, in groups or in urban green spaces for tree-lined avenues. It is suitable for afforestation of uncultivated, abandoned and hilly areas.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Cont.for. 40 Cont.for. 40
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso 12 Vaso 12
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 450-500 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 500-600 cm
Zolla 6-8 cm
Zolla 8-10 cm
Zolla 12-14 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 14-16 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 16-18 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 18-20 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 20-25 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 25-30 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 30-35 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 35-40 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 40-45 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 45-50 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 50-60 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 60-70 cm