Quercus canariensis



Quercus canariensis, common name Algerian Oak, is native to southern Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Despite the scientific name, it does not occur naturally today in the Canary Islands. Quercus canariensis is a medium-sized deciduous to semi-evergreen tree growing to 20–30 m tall with a trunk up to 1.5 m diameter. The leaves are 10–15 cm long and 6–8 cm broad, with 6-12 pairs of shallow lobes. The flowers are catkins; the fruit is an acorn 2.5 cm long and 2 cm broad, in a shallow cup.

127.00 Location A3 Latitude; -38.401403060000 Longitude;146.051393160000 This tree is an original Moss nursery specimen.

127.01 Location B4 Latitude; -38.401725780000 Longitude; 146.05239601000 This tree is an original Moss nursery specimen.

127.02 Location D8 Latitude; -38.402506447029 Longitude; 146.054645689581 This tree is an original Moss nursery specimen.

127.03 Location C3 Latitude; -38.402147972042 Longitude; 146.051583610273

127.04 Location B5/B6 Latitude; -38.401501330000 Longitude;146.053035670000 This tree is an original Moss nursery specimen.

127.05 Location B4 Latitude; -38.401477000000 Longitude;146.052447000000

127.06 Location D6 Latitude; -38.402404394030 Longitude;146.053494124650 This tree was grown from seed collected from the original Algerian oak planted in 1889, that was lost in January 2009 on this site. The original tree was listed by the National Trust. This tree was propagated and donated by Mrs Cobbett of Heyfield.

127.07 Location B5 Latitude; -38.401446000000 Longitude; 146.052641000000

SKU: 127 TAG: Original Moss nursery planting

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