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Gambel Oak

Quercus gambelii

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit Fall Colors Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
Gamel Oak is a deciduous tree with simple, alternating green leaves. The tree produces acorns during the spring and the leaves turn a yellow-orange to red color in the fall.

Growing Conditions:
Gamel Oak grow in a wide range of soils and levels of moisture.

Uses:
Ornamental value. Fall coloring and bears acorns.

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
25' at maturity

Shape:
Round

Flowers:
Male and female flower catkins can be produced on the same tree during spring.

Leaves:
Leaves are dull green above and light green below with 3-6 lobes. Foliage turns a yellow-orange to red during fall.

Bark:
The bark is light to dark brown in color with a plate-like texture.