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Quercus suber

Family: Fagaceae

Common names: CORK OAK, OAK

Native to: Northern Africa, Southern Europe

Sentiment: acorn is a symbol of life and immortality


Type: tree

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 85 feet

Max width: 72 feet






Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Bird uses plant for shelter or cover or cavity: cover, shelter

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: bonsai

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant

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