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Quercus ithaburensis subs. macrolepis - vallonea (2 seeds)

Quercus ithaburensis subs. macrolepis - vallonea (2 seeds)

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    Genus of about 600 species of monoecious, semi-deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, widely distributed in woodlands and scrub of the Northern Hemisphere. Quercus ithaburensis subs. Macrolepis is an expansive, deciduous or semi-deciduous tree, often with a large crown, dark gray bark, crossed by fissures. The ovate to oblong, grey-green, angular-lobed leaves, topped with bristles, are covered with thick white or yellowish-white tomentum on both sides. It produces very large acorns and domes. The dome has everted and long scales from which it takes the

    Botanical Information

    Botanical name “macrolepis”. It can reach 15 m in height.

    Pedoclimatic needs

    The plant prefers medium-textured soils and tolerates heavy (clay) and calcareous soils well. It can grow in semi shade (woodland light) or full sun. It requires moist soil but also tolerates dry conditions well. This species can tolerate strong winds even those coming from the sea rich in salt. Rustic species, it resists cold and frost down to -10°/-12°c.


    From autumn to early winter. The seeds are recalcitrant, cannot be stored for long and quickly lose germination. They should be sown immediately after receiving them.

    Botanical Information

    Botanical Name: Quercus ithaburensis subs. macrolepis

    Family: Fagaceae

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