This map shows the winter minimum temperature suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
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Quercus velutina

Common Name(s): Black oak
Family: Fagaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 110
Precipitation: 30 to 65 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -27° (F)
Soil pH: 4.5 to 6
Soil Texture/Type: Fine
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Southern Mississippi River Valley. Illinois timber crop.
Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Cephalosporium
Environ. - ornamental, Environ. - shade/shelt, Material - wood, Poison - mammals


Geographical Origin:
North America
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