Quercus suber / Quercia da sughero

Species: Quercus suber L.
Italian common noun: Quercia da sughero, Sughera
Family: Fagaceae
Natural shapesTrees EvergreenFull sun
Climate resistance: + / - 10° CClimate resistance: + / - 10° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 214 - Legislative Decree no. 386

Origin: Mediterranean.

Botanical characteristics: It is a large evergreen tree up to 20 meters high, with very sturdy, sinuous, strong and often twisted branches and uneven, globular crown. It is characterized by a grey bark, very thick, deeply fissured, which covers the trunk and branches and from which we can obtain the cork. Oval-shaped leaves, up to 5 cm long with smooth or toothed and prickly, leathery margin, dark green and shiny on the upper side, and greyish tomentose below. It is a dioecious tree with male and female flowers separated but on same plant. Fruit: single acorns with squamous dome.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is a typical Mediterranean plant, growing spontaneously in the islands and along the Tyrrhenian coast, in scrubs, in evergreen woods and on moist, acid or sub-acid soils, but it does not tolerate calcareous ones.

Use: It is used as ornamental plant, as single species in lawn or in combination with shrubs, groundcovers or perennial in flower beds. It is also used to naturalize and reforest the Mediterranean scrub. It is cultivated for cork production, especially in Sardinia.

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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
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 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