Quercus kelloggii

California Black Oak

Plant family: Fagaceae - Oak


Plant type: Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California

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24 inch box natural 0   399.99
Fifteen Gallon 0   139.00
Five gallon - Natural 0   59.99
D-40 0   14.99

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Flower Color Female-White, Male-Yellow
Blooming Season Spring
Height 25-40 feet
Spread 35-40 feet
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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Autumn Foliage, Edible , Fire Resistance, Important to Native People

Plant Highlights

The California Black Oak is a large, majestic oak, growing large angular limbs that produce large multilobed leaves, turning in the ealry fall to create an awesome display. The acorns are the largest of the quercus variety and were a staple source of nutrition for indigineous tribe in winter months. The bark is a dark blackish gray, giving the tree a distinct splash of yellow on black in the fall months.

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