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  1. Cork tree, (genus Phellodendron), genus of several eastern Asian trees in the rue family (Rutaceae) usually having corklike bark. The Amur, or Japanese, cork tree (Phellodendron amurense) is useful as a lawn and shade tree and is tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions. Cork trees are.
  2. Jan 15,  · ­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 bottle stoppers. These trees primarily grow in countries that run along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, where there's plenty of sunshine, low rainfall and high humidity.
  3. Feb 05,  · Cork Tree Restaurant is built around California products. Local ingredients are used whenever possible and wines of the West Coast, particularly California, are featured. The wine list is always a work in progress, with a balance of well known wineries, as well as boutique wineries. Cork Tree enhabits a style rich in California elegance/5(K).
  4. Common names: Amur cork tree; Scientific names: Phellodendron amurense; Ecological threat: Suppresses regeneration of native tree species and displaces native shrub and herbaceous layers. Research shows decreases in acorn and hickory nut production as well as overall tree populations where Amur cork tree is present.
  5. The cork oaks are native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa, enjoying the dry summers tempered by humidity, reasonable rainfall and mild winters. The sunshine helps (doesn't it always?) as does the moist and siliceous soils. But beyond simply being "a tree," cork oaks support diverse ecosystems and as a result are heavily regulated in Portugal.
  6. Aug 31,  · Cork oak trees (Quercus suber) are native to the Western Mediterranean region, and are still cultivated there for their bark. These trees are slow-growing giants, eventually maturing to 70 feet (21 m.) or taller and equally wide. Woody and upright, cork oaks in the landscape have small, rounded leaves that are gray underneath.
  7. Jun 28,  · The cork tree’s bark is a thick spongy hide that is stripped stripped away by workers using knives and axes once every nine years—the normal time Author: Alastair Bland.

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