• Deciduous
    Oblong-elliptic to oblong-lance-shaped, deeply lobed or toothed, dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in). Often remain on tree in a withered state all winter.
  • Height
    30m (98ft)
  • Spread
    25m (82ft)
  • Tree
    Fast growing. Grey-white bark. Solitary acorns or in groups of 2-4
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

QUERCUS cerris

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Naturalised in southern UK. Was introduced from Turkey in the late 1900's but timber was found to be of poor quality.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungi.
    Place of origin
    Central and southern Europe
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Tolerant of full exposure to sea winds
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Can be harmful to pets if eaten)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
    Very variable in shape
Quercus - Care Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
30m (98ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  25m (82ft)
 

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