Quercus ithaburensis

November collection, freshly delivered from the Greek island of Kea.

Quercus ithaburensis (mountain tabor oak). The leaf is 6 to 12 cm long and has several large pointed teeth on the leaf edge. The acorns are strikingly large at up to 5 cm. This oak is found in southern Europe, as well as in Israel, Palestine, Lebanon and Syria. The tree is very robust and does not tolerate paving, but is otherwise well suited as an urban tree. The species is frost-tolerant.

The ripe acorns are edible.

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercus_ithaburensis

The acorns are in stock in the store: https://quercus.guru/produkt/quercus-ithaburensis/