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QUERCUS rubra 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Red oak

Clear golden new leaves which remain yellowish all summer
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  • Deciduous - oval or obovate, matt, dark gren leaves to 20cm (8in) long, cut into bristle-tipped lobes
  • Height - 15m (49ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - fast-growing, broad-crowned tree with smooth greyish brown or dark grey bark
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - leaves are prone to burning in strong sunshine
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungi
  • Place of origin - eastern North America
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold/yellow - - turning green
  • 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 - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Neutral to acid soil

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