Quercus cerris

plantation: Restauration Forêts dégradées, France


Common names: Chene chevelu
Type of foliage:
Life expectancy: 300 years
Total weight of CO2 captured: 150 Kg
Height: 25 m


Quercus cerris, the Turkey oak in France, symbolizes remembrance, planted as living memorials during funeral ceremonies. Provided by funeral services or planted by loved ones, these trees honor the departed, offset carbon footprints, and offer solace. Fostering a lasting bond, they become enduring symbols of beauty amid loss, fostering a connection with funeral service providers.
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Usefulness of the tree

The practical utility of Quercus cerris, or the Turkey oak, extends beyond its symbolic role in memorial plantings. This species holds value for its timber, providing hardwood used in various applications such as construction, furniture, and fuel. Additionally, its ability to adapt to diverse soil conditions makes it a resilient choice for afforestation and environmental conservation efforts.
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