Botanical Name: Quercus muhlenbergii
Common Name: Chinkapin Oak*
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Height: 40-50' Spread: 50-70' Habit/Form: Rounded Growth Rate: Slow Zones: 5-7
Cultural Requirements: Full sun; prefers rich, moist well-drained soils; found in the wild on dry, limestone outcrops; one of the best oaks for alkaline soils.
Ornamental Characteristics: Lustrous dark yellow-green foliage; fall color varies from yellow to orange-brown to brown; native to the Midwest.
Use in the Landscape: Specimen or grouping tree for parks and large areas.
*Native to Illinois
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