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Image of Quercus nigra (Roble negro / Roble americano / Roble del agua). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus nigra

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 100-200 m. 10 04, 2008

 

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Species:  Quercus nigra L.
Family:  Identification OK   
Order: 
Chilean Name:  Roble negro , Roble americano , Roble del agua
English Name:  Water oak/Red oak
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  1055
About 3 Quercus in Chile and 3 in our data base.
About - in Chile and - in our data base.

 

Timber   
1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).       Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
Low altitude, interior valleys
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
   Tree     

Foreign    Frequent

Height: 35 m.

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Quercus nigra (Roble negro / Roble americano / Roble del agua). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus nigra

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 100-200 m. 10 04, 2008

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Tree

Height: 35 m.

 

Image of Quercus nigra (Roble negro / Roble americano / Roble del agua). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus nigra

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 100-200 m. 10 04, 2008

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

 

Image of Quercus nigra (Roble negro / Roble americano / Roble del agua). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus nigra

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 100-200 m. 10 04, 2008

 

USES

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

 

Useful properties:

Timber

 

 

 

Image of Quercus nigra (Roble negro / Roble americano / Roble del agua). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus nigra

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 100-200 m. 10 04, 2008

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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