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Approximately 0.30 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Quercus suber is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen tree
acorn ovoid to 4x2cm.
ovate, to 3.5x4cm. dent.
|Height, in meters: 25
Height, in feet: 82.50
|Quercus suber sales history
Common names for Quercus suber:
|Alcornoque, Chene liege, Cork Oak, Korkeiche, Quercia da Sughero, Sorbreiro, Suro,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|8||: World Classic Tree Seed List|
|11||: Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|60||: Economic Timber Trees|
|see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds|
|79||: North African Native and Introduced Plants|
|80||: South West European Native and Introduced Plants|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Quercus suber seeds will usually germinate in 120-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Quercus suber seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Soak for 24 hours (Pre-chill for 3 months)