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Quercus laurifolia

Laurel Oak

Large tree with persistent, leathery dark green shiny leaves (not lobed) 2-4” long. Acorns about 1” long. Prefers rich deep moist to wet soil, full sun. Marginally cold hardy. Native to southern US. 30-70’.

Image courtesy of Virginia Tech. Department. of Forestry

Image courtesy of Virginia Tech. Department. of Forestry

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