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Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.
canyon live oak
QUCH2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 30
Height, Mature (feet) 90.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 4.5
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 300
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 800
Precipitation, Minimum 6
Precipitation, Maximum 110
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 42
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 11
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 100
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product High
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 11/21/2014 05:20 AM MST