Quercus x hispanica ‘Lucombeana’ Oak

Lucombe Oak

Description: A large, spreading, semi-evergreen tree, with dark green, oblong, deeply lobed leaves with a hairy underside.

History: Originally created in a nursery in Exeter by Mr Lucombe in 1762. It’s a cross between Quercus cerris and Quercus suber.

Quercus Growing Tips: Grows best in deep fertile soil in mild areas, but will tolerate both dry and chalky soil and a coastal location. 

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 7m x 5m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • L Size: Large
  • Open space planting
  • Fruit for wildlife

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