Quercus rubra 10 PCS fresh seeds acorn, Northern red oak, Red oak, Champion oak, Canadian Oak, Oak, Acorns seeds, Tree seeds, Organic seeds
Red oak, Champion oak, Canadian Oak, Northern red oak, Acorns seeds (lat. Quercus rubra)
A species of the genus Oak of the Beech family (Fagaceae). This species is part of the red oak section. The adult tree reaches 25 m in height. The tree is slender, with a thick tent-shaped crown. The trunk is covered with thin, smooth, gray bark, the bark of old trees cracks. It has a well-developed root system growing deep. Young shoots are reddish-felt, annual - red-brown, smooth.
The leaves are deep-cut, thin, shiny, up to 15-25 cm, with four to five pointed blades on each side of the leaf, reddish when blooming, dark green in summer, lighter from below, in autumn, before falling, in young trees — sharlach-red, in old ones — brownish-brown. Blooms simultaneously with the opening of the leaves.
Acorns are spherical in shape, up to 2 cm, red-brown, as if chopped off from below, ripen in the autumn of the second year. It bears fruit steadily and abundantly from 15-20 years. Acorns do not germinate until spring, so squirrels often hide them for the winter.
Frost-resistant. It is medium-light-loving, easily tolerates lateral shading, but prefers full illumination of the crown tip. Wind-resistant, not very demanding on soil fertility, withstands even acid reaction, but does not tolerate calcareous and moist soils.
Resistant to pests and diseases, including powdery mildew. Susceptible to mining fly. It has high phytoncidal properties.