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Quercus x streimii sin. Quercus pubescens x Quercus petraea 20-30cm

Quercus x streimii sin. Quercus pubescens x Quercus petraea 20-30cm

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Product Description

Quercus x streimii, also known as Streim's Oak, is a hybrid oak tree resulting from the cross between Quercus pubescens (Downy Oak) and Quercus petraea (Sessile Oak). This hybrid oak exhibits characteristics from both parent species and offers unique attributes to enrich landscapes and woodlands. Streim's Oak typically features lobed, dark green leaves that can vary in shape and size, combining characteristics from its parent species. While it may not produce acorns consistently, it contributes to the diversity and genetic richness of oak populations. With its adaptability and resilience, Quercus x streimii is a valuable choice for various ecological restoration and landscaping projects, especially in regions with suitable climates.

Cultivation: Cultivating Quercus x streimii, or Streim's Oak, can be successful when you follow these essential cultivation tips:

  1. Climate: Streim's Oak thrives in temperate to subcontinental climates with distinct seasons. Ensure it is suitable for your region's climate.

  2. Sunlight: Plant in a location that receives full sunlight to partial shade. It can tolerate partial shade but prefers full sun for optimal growth.

  3. Soil: Streim's Oak is adaptable to a variety of soil types, including loam, clay, and sandy soils. Ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging.

  4. Watering: Young trees require regular watering to establish deep roots. Once mature, Streim's Oak is generally drought-tolerant and can withstand dry conditions.

  5. Fertilization: Established trees typically do not require fertilization. However, you can apply organic mulch around the base to improve soil quality.

  6. Pruning: Minimal pruning is necessary for Streim's Oak. Remove dead or damaged branches and shape the tree as needed to maintain its desired form.

  7. Pests and Diseases: These hybrid oaks are generally hardy and less susceptible to pests and diseases compared to some other oak species. Monitor for issues and take appropriate action if necessary.

  8. Propagation: Streim's Oak can be propagated from seeds, although it may not produce acorns consistently. Alternatively, you can consider propagating through grafting or budding using suitable rootstock.

  9. Landscaping: Consider using Streim's Oak in ecological restoration projects, woodlands, or as an ornamental tree in larger landscapes. Its unique characteristics and adaptability can contribute to biodiversity and landscape diversity.

  10. Genetic Diversity: Streim's Oak plays a role in increasing genetic diversity within oak populations. Consider its inclusion in conservation and restoration efforts to enhance oak biodiversity.

By following these cultivation tips, you can successfully grow and appreciate the unique characteristics and ecological significance of Quercus x streimii, or Streim's Oak, in your garden, landscape, or conservation projects while ensuring its health and vitality.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.


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Plant height: 20-30cm

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