Sessile oak (Quercus petraea). Some call it the king of trees: the Oak is an imposing tree common in our forests and gardens. A multiole-species tree, Quercus is present in all regions of France.
Depending on the species, the Oak can be a tree over 35 m high. The ones usually found in parks are 15-20 m high. The Oak is a tree capable of living for several centuries.
- Growth: rapid
- Height: 30 to 50 meters
- Foliage: dense and persistent; solid green; the most common leaf shape is lobed.
- Trunk: irregular crown appearance with bent branches
- Bark: rich in tannin
- Color: light brown
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