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QUERCUS trojana

Commonly known as Macedonian oak

(syn. Q. macedonica) - Grey-green leaves with small teeth
  • Evergreen
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Oblong-oval or oblong-lanceolate, leathery, serrated, glossy leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tree
    Small, fast-growing tree with a pyramidal habit when young. Young branches are densely hairy and the bark greyish, showing orange colouring in the cracks when young, turning fissured and blocky. The oval acorns, to 4cm (1½in) long, are half to threequarters covered by the blue-green cup
  • 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 trojana

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungi
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Europe, western Asia Minor
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (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.

  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    Can be harmful to pets if eaten
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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