Algerian Oak Tree
A beautiful stately oak tree from the Mediterranean that grows in Spain, Portugal and Northern Africa, the Algerian Oak can grow to a height of 30-60′ with a nice rounded form. Leaves are mostly evergreen in warmer climates but will be deciduous in colder climates. Long lived and so far has been cold hardy for us here in Zone 8b and reportedly hardy to zone 7.
Latin Name: Quercus canariensis
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to 0º F.
Bearing Age: 4-5 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 30-60 ft.
Bloom Time: June
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 100+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Sudden Oak Death can be an issue for Quercus species in Southwest Oregon and California but so far we have not seen it affecting the cork oak or oaks in the Portland Metro area
USDA Zone: 7