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QUERCUS x warei 'Chimney Fire'

Commonly known as Oak

Vivid red autumn colour
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pointed, stalked, smooth, leathery dark green leaves to 14cm (5½in) long, silver-downy beneath with 6-8 toothed lobes on each side. Shades of red and orange in autumn
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous, strongly upright tree. Ovoid, brown acorns to 2.5cm (1in) long produced singly or in pairs, partially enclosed in silvery cups
  • 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

QUERCUS x warei 'Chimney Fire'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Q. bicolor x Q. robur. Highly resistant to mildew
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, bracket fungi
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Deep soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Can be harmful to pets if eaten)
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
    Narrowly columnar
15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
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AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
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