QUERCUS laurifolia

Commonly known as Oak

Rounded tree with long-lasting foliage, bronze when young
  • Deciduous
    Narrowly oblong to obovate, entire to 3-lobed, glossy dark green leaves
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    15m (49ft)
  • Tree
    Tree with fissured, grey-black bark. Produces spherical-ovoid acorns. Leaves last well into winter
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

QUERCUS laurifolia

 
£35.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Requires lime-free soil
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungi
    Place of origin
    Southeastern USA
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (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
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    Can be harmful to pets
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

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