BlueBell Nursery - Trees & Shrubs - Quercus - Quercus rubra '(175 - 200 cm tall, 7.5L pots)'

Quercus rubra '(175 - 200 cm tall, 7.5L pots)'
Quercus rubra '(175 - 200 cm tall, 7.5L pots)'
Quercus rubra '(175 - 200 cm tall, 7.5L pots)'
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Description

A vigorous tree native to North America and Canada, Quercus rubra has toothed, green leaves which appear as though they are on fire in autumn, turning lovely shades of dark red and orange before falling.

Quercus rubra grows to be a majestic, large garden tree and gives its best display of autumn colour in a slightly acid soil

Supplied Size: 7.5L containers (three to four years old, 175 - 200 cm tall). These plants are to large to send via our mail order service and are available for collection from our nursery only.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. The autumn colour of Quercus rubra is somewhat dependant upon the soil pH and the foliage will produce a better, stronger autumn colour in more acidic soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Quercus rubra grows to be a large tree with a branching rounded crown.
    • Height: 25 m (82 ft)
    • Spread: 20 m (65 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus rubra is more tolerant of atmospheric pollution than many other species of Oak. This Oak is also known as Quercus borealis.

 


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