QUERCUS x bushii 'Seattle Trident'

Commonly known as Oak

A magnificent foliage plant with pinkish new growth and glossy dark green leaves.
  • Deciduous
    Very large, trident-shaped leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • Height
    12m (39ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Medium-fast growing, branching tree. Prominently 3-lobed leaves turn bronze in autumn and are slow to fall
  • 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
    Light, dappled shade

QUERCUS x bushii 'Seattle Trident'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A selected hybrid of Q. marilandica and Q. velutina. Raised from seed in 1937. Scions sent to Hilliers, UK, in 1962
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. USA. Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (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
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Can be harmful to pets if eaten)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
12m (39ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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