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  Quercus x hickelii
Author A.Camus
Synonyms pontica x robur
Local names
Growth habit shrub or small tree;
Leaves large leaves (to 15 cm long x 10 cm wide); obovate, sometimes obovate-elliptic; apex mucronate, obtuse; narrowly auricled base, seldom cuneate; glossy dark green above ; paler, dull beneath; both sides glabrous; margin coarsely toothed, with blunt slightly mucronate teeth; 12-16 pairs of lateral veins, prominent beneath; very short petiole;
Flowers flowers and fruits resemble those of robur;
Fruits fertile seeds

Bark, twigs and

Hardiness zone, habitat hardy zone 7;
Miscellaneous -- Intermediate between the parents. It grows taller and faster than Q. pontica, and has smaller buds.
-- For Govaerts & Frodin, it is a cultivar...
-- Cultivated since 1922;

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