Scientific name - Quercus serrata
Popular names - May ko Khae, May Khae, Konare oak.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in Japan.
Description - tree 15-40 m high, trunk 1 m in diameter. Subsesile leaves or stalks, stalks up to 3 cm long, glabru or glabrescent; language to narrow obovata ovata, ovat-lanceolata, 6-15 x 2.5-7 cm, margins evening, the round, top-acute acuminata. Male flowers yellow-brown, 6-9 cm long. Female flowers small, solitary or in bunches. Blooms in April-May. Acorn fruit, trapped in a bucket, oblong, 1.5-2 cm long.
Growth rate --
Tolerant - frost and drought.
Requirements - soil rich in humus, well-drained, in full sun. Optimum temperature 19-22 ˚ C.
Propagation - by seeds. Remove bowl, fruit is preserved for 4-6 months in a dry and cold. Before seeding, ghinzile Place in a bowl with water and ghinzile what amounts to the surface and those that remain take on bottom are best for seeding. The seamna in January-February from 3-4 inches deep, on a substrate made of 1 part sand 2 parts garden soil. To stimulate growth of seedlings may apply fertilizers based 16:20:0 N: P: K.
Diseases and pests --
Cultivars and varieties --
Properties and Uses - is suitable for training bonsailor.
Myth, Legend and Folklore --
Ran Levy-Yamamori, Gerard Taaffe - Garden Plants of Japan - Timber Press, 2004
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