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QUERCUS imbricaria

Commonly known as Shingle oak

  • Deciduous
    glossy dark green, laurel-like leaves to 18cm (7in) long, turning yellow-brown in autumn.
  • Height
    20m (66ft)
  • Spread
    15m (49ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree with smooth, grey-brown bark. Produces solitary, almost spherical acorns.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

QUERCUS imbricaria

 
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Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, various bracket fungi.
    Place of origin
    Central and eastern USA.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    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
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
20m (66ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

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