• Deciduous
    Matt, dark green leaves to 20cm (8in) long cut into bristle-tipped lobes.
  • Height
    25m (82ft)
  • Spread
    20m (66ft)
  • Tree
    Fast-growing tree with smooth grey-brown to dark-grey bark. Produces hemispherical acorns.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

QUERCUS rubra

 
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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
Small H/Std £65.00 each 
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plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungi.
    Place of origin
    Eastern North America
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Red
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Can be harmful to pets if eaten)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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
25m (82ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  20m (66ft)
 

Buy Varieties of QUERCUS rubra

QUERCUS rubra 'Aurea'

QUERCUS rubra 'Aurea'

Red oak

clear golden new leaves which remain yellowish all summer

 
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