Quercus rubra ‘Sunshine’ Oak

Golden Oak

Description: Bright golden yellow foliage in the spring with intense red autumn colours. Not as prone to scorch as Q. rubra ‘Aurea’.

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

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

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • L Size: Large
  • Leaf colour: Yellow
  • Autumn colour
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Open space planting
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune

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