Quercus acuta, the Japanese evergreen oak, is an oak native to Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China's Guizhou Province and Guangdong Province.[3]. Quercus acuta, the Japanese evergreen oak, is an oak native to Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China's Guizhou Province and Guangdong Province. : agroecosystems of perennial plants, to choose the most appropriate plants for their requirements and site conditions. We are currently updating this section. Oak tree leaves: Glossy, ovate leaves that have a finely rounded tip and long point help identify the Japanese evergreen oak tree. * Please note: the comments by website users are not necessarily those held by PFAF and may give misleading or inaccurate information. document.write(s); This is a QR code (short for Quick Response) which gives fast-track access to our website pages. var s = '' pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Other common names are Japanese live oak, Japanese white oak, and Chinese evergreen oak. More >>>. The dark green, glossy leaves, 2.5 to 5 inches long, have wavy-margins and a paler underside. It is in leaf all year. Book titles include Edible Plants, Edible Perennials, Edible Trees, and Woodland Gardening. 1. Stay informed about PFAFs progress, challenges and hopes by signing up for our free email ePost. 植物和名ー学名インデックス YList - The YList Botanical Name - Scientific Name Index. It is hardy to zone (UK) 7 and is not frost tender. It can be stored moist and cool overwinter but is best sown as soon as it is ripe in an outdoor seed bed but must be protected from mice, squirrels etc. Japanese Evergreen Oak reaches 20 to 30 feet in height with a 15 to 20-foot-spread and has an oval to rounded silhouette with dense, low branching and smooth, grey bark on the often multiple trunks (Fig. Trees should not be left in a nursery bed for more than 2 growing seasons without being moved or they will transplant very badly. * Updates on new information & functionality of the website & database Young plants tolerate reasonable levels of side shade[200]. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. https://www.bartlett.com/blog/2018/08/tree-species/japanese-evergreen-oak Japanese evergreen oak reaches 20 to 30 feet in height with a 15 to 20-foot-spread and has an oval to rounded silhou-ette with dense, low branching and smooth, grey bark on the often multiple trunks. Right plant wrong place. IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status : Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.AstringentAny galls produced on the tree are strongly astringent and can be used in the treatment of haemorrhages, chronic diarrhoea, dysentery etc[4]. Oak tree bark: Japanese oaks have dark gray smooth bark, unlike most other species of oak. Leaves are dark and glossy above and yellowish beneath. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[200]. Please donate to support our ‘Plants to Save the Planet’ Project. Form: Oval, Rounded. The inconspicuous flowers Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Prefers a good deep fertile loam which can be on the stiff side[1, 11]. All plant pages have their own unique code. Specimen oak tree View Image (Full) ... Quercus glauca: Common Name: Japanese Evergreen Oak: Plant Type: Evergreen: Leaf Type: Broadleaf: Hardiness Zone: 8, 9 Determine Your Zone: Height: 20-30 feet: Spread: 15 - 20 feet: Fruit present: Fall: Fruit color: Leaching the powder is quicker. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. The traditional method of preparing the seed was to bury it in boggy ground overwinter. Small quantities of seed can be sown in deep pots in a cold frame. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Plants produce a deep taproot and need to be planted out into their permanent positions as soon as possible, in fact seed sown in situ will produce the best trees[11]. Either the whole seed can be used or the seed can be dried and ground it into a powder. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil. Its hardiness, down to 5°F (-15°C) explains why it also survives along the Atlantic coast. They have been selected to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. We are working on a subset of plants in the PFAF database identified as having the most potential for inclusion in such designs. It can take several days or even weeks to properly leach whole seeds, one method was to wrap them in a cloth bag and place them in a stream. We are adding search terms and icons to those plants pages, and providing a range of search options aligned to categories of plants and crop yields, with Help facilities including videos. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Inti-sol. The roasted seed is a coffee substitute. Quercus acuta is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m (82ft 0in) at a medium rate. [5] [6]. * Important announcements and news Evergreen oak is native to all around the Mediterranean area. The insects live inside these galls, obtaining their nutrient therein. We are working on a subset of plants in the PFAF database identified as having the most potential for inclusion in such designs. Oak galls are excrescences that are sometimes produced in great numbers on the tree and are caused by the activity of the larvae of different insects. Prefers warmer summers than are usually experienced in Britain, trees often grow poorly in this country and fail to properly ripen their wood resulting in frost damage overwinter[200]. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). We are adding search terms and icons to those plants pages, and providing a range of search options aligned to categories of plants and crop yields, with Help facilities including videos. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone (smartphone) cameras. The flowers are on a stiff 5 cm catkin. You can unsubscribe at anytime. For more information about QR Codes click here. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking. 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