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Last updated 26/3/20 10:28.

QUERCUS cerris

Commonly known as Bitter oak, Turkey oak


Pot grown individually £8.50 each, 10+ £7.00 each

plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading - very variable in shape
30m (98ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  25m (82ft)
 

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