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Cork Oak (Quercus suber) - Wikipedia


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 ...

Cork Oak (Quercus suber) | Rainforest Alliance


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 and cork oak trees (sobreiro) in Portugal


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 ...

Cork Oak (Quercus suber) - UFEI - SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide


SelecTree: Tree Detail. CORK OAK Quercus suber. Quercus suber. Photo Locations: Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Davis, CA, ...

Cork oak, Quercus suber, plant facts - Eden Project


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 Trees in America - Cork Quality Council


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 ...

What is Cork | Jelinek Cork


Where Do Cork Trees Grow | Forest Fires and the Cork Oak | How Is Cork Harvested | Protection of Cork Trees | Cork Characteristics Where Do Cork Trees.

The World's Oldest, Largest Cork Tree - The Whistler Tree | VinePair


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 ...

Cork Oak - Quercus suber - Details - Encyclopedia of Life


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 ...

How cork is made: an illustrated guide - The wine anorak


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 ...

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Quercus suber (cork oak) | Plants & Fungi At Kew


The thick bark of the cork oak has been harvested for thousands of years, and was used to make Roman sandals. Top of a cork oak tree. Quercus suber (cork ...

Cork oak | Fauna & Flora International


Cork oak forests are found in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and northern Africa. Cork oak is an evergreen tree, can grow to 20 metres in height and has thick, ...

How to Grow a Cork Oak | Home Guides | SF Gate


As cork oak (Quercus suber) is an ancient tree, Biblical characters probably wore its bark in the soles of their Roman sandals. Fortunately, that oak -- which hails ...