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Quercus rubra
Red Oak

Quercus rubra
Quercus rubra
Quercus rubra
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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: 2L deep containers (seed grown, approx 3 - 4 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)

  • 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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