Quercus cerris x Tuber melanosporum

Turkey Oak - Black Truffle

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Features
Deciduous
Shelter
Ornamental
Timber
Additional Attributes
Tall Shelter
Timber
Ornamental
Orchard/Fruit
Non-poisonous to Humans

Vigorous once established.  A tree with a broad, open form.  Tolerates dry and exposure. Okay on coast.  Suitable for timber or mixed shelter.  Deciduous.  Hardy.  Inoculated with the Perigord Black Truffle (Tuber Melanosporum).

The Périgord truffle is one of the most commercially valuable truffles in the world because of its powerful, sweet aroma. The dark brown, warty-skinned fruiting bodies can reach up to the size of a grapefruit. Truffles become ready for harvest in mid winter, and grow best in high alkaline limestone soil with either an Oak or Hazelnut host tree. 

3515
Medium
4 m
35 m
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$52.90
10 or more
$49.45
100 or more
$43.70
1000 or more
$43.70
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Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.