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PlantFiles: Sand Post Oak
Quercus margaretta

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Family: Fagaceae (fag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Quercus (KWER-kus) (Info)
Species: margaretta

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Category:
Trees

Height:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 On Jul 24, 2004, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a shrubby tree of the dry, sandy ridges of the southeastern U.S, down to north Florida.

It is similar to Q. stellata, but it has glabrous twigs and leaves with 3-5 rounded lobes.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lecanto, Florida



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