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QUERCUS engleriana

Commonly known as Oak

Small evergreen tree. Leathery narrow leaves with a slender point
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£35.00 each

 

  • Evergreen - stiff, glossy, dark green, toothed leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tree - small tree with densely grey-downy young shoots.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, gall wasp, oak wilt, powdery mildew, bracket fungus
  • Place of origin - China, Tibet, eastern Himalaya
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Dentate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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