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Cork Oak (Quercus suber) - Wikipedia

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Quercus suber, commonly called the cork oak, is a medium-sized, evergreen oak tree in the ... The tree has a thick, insulating bark that may have been the cork oak's evolutionary answer to fores...

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Mar 18, 2010 ... 9:55. How To Kill A Tree + Tree Girdling - Duration: 15:25. Wranglerstar 834,823 views. 15:25. Harvesting from the Amorim Cork Forest 2012 ...

Cork Trees: Soft-Skinned Monarchs of the Mediterranean | Travel ...

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Jun 28, 2012 ... A cork tree stripped of its bark will be harvested again in nine years—if people are still using cork by then.

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

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Apr 3, 2014 ... So what is cork and where does it come from? A finished cork is made from the bark of a particular species of oak tree, Quercus Suber.

information on cork and cork oak trees (sobreiro) in Portugal

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Cork (cortiça) is most easily stripped off the tree in late spring and summer when ... Although the ancient Greeks and Romans knew about the value of cork bark, ...

Where does cork come from? | HowStuffWorks

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Just about every tree has an outer layer of cork bark, but the cork oak (Quercus suber) is the primary source of most cork products in the world, including wine ...

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

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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 ...

Cork Oak (Quercus suber) | Rainforest Alliance

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Sep 15, 2012 ... Unlike many other oak trees, cork oak is an evergreen and does not drop its leaves. The thick and knobbly dark grey bark which covers it is the ...

What is Cork | Jelinek Cork

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Although the trees did flourish there, and in fact many are still growing there today, the cork bark on the California trees actually turned to hard “woody” bark not ...

Cork Institute of America--Harvesting Cork

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Cork is the outer bark of an evergreen oak of the genus and species Quercus Suber (oak cork). Forests of oak cork trees are carefully monitored and cultivated,  ...