Quercus robur Oak

English or Pedunculate Oak

Description: The long lived, broad, dome headed tree is the more common of the two native oaks, the other being Quercus petraea. The lobed leaves are dark green above, paler underneath, turning orange or rusty brown in autumn. Acorns are produced in abundance. 

History: Native to Europe, Caucasus, SW Asia, and N Africa.

Quercus Growing Tips: Grow in deep, fertile, well-drained soil. Adaptable to most soils even heavy clay.

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

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • L Size: Large
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Replacement prune
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Award-winning
  • Autumn colour
  • Open space planting

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