Quercus ellipsoidalis ‘Hemelrijk’ Oak

Description: A handsome, large tree with a broad ovoid crown growing up to 20m at maturity. In late spring, the emerging young leaves have a faint pink flush, then bright green then turning a brilliant-red in autumn.

History: Named from a small tree at Hemelrijk, the Netherlands, originally supplied by Hillier Nurseries. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Quercus Growing Tips: Deep, well-drained humus-rich, lime-free soil, in sun or light shade. 

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 3m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • M Size: Medium
  • Autumn colour
  • Award-winning

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