Quercus suber, commonly called the cork oak, is a medium-sized, evergreen oak
tree in the section Quercus sect. Cerris. It is the primary source of cork for wine ...
Sep 15, 2012 ... Growing to heights of 65 feet (20 meters), cork oak is a unique and valuable tree
species. Unlike many other oak trees, cork oak is an ...
Information on cork harvest and production in Portugal and on the importance of
the cork forests for biodiversity and ecology. Why you should buy wine with real ...
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Locations: Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Davis,
Read fascinating facts and browse beautiful, detailed photos of the cork oak tree (
Quercus suber): one of thousands of plant species growing at the Eden Project ...
Cork Oaks in America. The Cork Oak is favored by many U.S. horticulturists as a
hearty, evergreen shade tree. Mature trees can reach 75' tall and form a broad ...
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Harvested | Protection of Cork Trees | Cork Characteristics Where Do Cork Trees.
Apr 3, 2014 ... The Whistler Tree in Portugal is the world's oldest, largest cork tree. Cork comes
from a single species of oak trees. Learn about this famous ...
Throughout the lifespan of a Cork Oak (which may exceed two hundred years),
the tree maintains the ability to regenerate the cork layers after each harvest ...
Cork oaks are harvested every nine years, once they reach maturity. It doesn't
harm the tree, and the cork bark regrows. Most cork forests are in Portugal and ...