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Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire'
Crimson Spire Oak

Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire'
Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire'
Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire'
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Description

A splendid new introduction to the United Kingdom, this oak tree has fiery red autumn colour and an upright, columnar habit. Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire' is a hybrid between an upright form of Quercus robur and Quercus alba and has dark green leaves which turn a vivid, rusty red in autumn before falling.

Mature specimens have a reasonably narrow, upright habit and this is an ideal choice of oak tree for gardens with limited space.

Supplied Size: 2L/3L deep containers (approx 2 - 3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate or vigorous.
  • Habit: Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire' grows to be a medium sized, columnar tree.
    • Height: up to 15 m (50 ft)
    • Spread: up to 5 m (16 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire' is reasonably drought tolerant and resistant to powdery mildew.

Plant Video

The 4 - 5 year old Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimson Spire' in our woodland gardens with a handsome display of autumn colour.


 


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