Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Mexican oaks in cultivation.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the various Quercus species introduced in the UK during the last quarter of the 20th century. Information is presented on the cultivation practices, pests and diseases and propagation methods of recommended Mexican oak species, such as Q. candicans, Q. crassifolia, Q. hypoleucoidss, Q. insignis, Q. mexicana, Q. rugosa and Q. rysophylla.