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Commonly known as Texas red oak
DeciduousLarge, deeply lobed, bright green leaves 8-20cm (3-8in) long with 4-11 lobes turn red and orange in autumn
TreeDark grey, smoothish bark, furrowed into ridges on lower trunk and older branches. Egg-shaped acorns mature in their second year
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesAphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildewPlace of originUSA. Central Texas and Oklahoma
(see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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 ConditionsNeutral to acid soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(Can be harmful to pets if eaten)
Tree ShapeRounded to broadly spreading