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Quercus rubra 'Aurea'
Quercus rubra 'Aurea'
Quercus rubra 'Aurea'
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Available Autumn 2017 - This is a striking, medium sized tree that is grown for its beautiful large golden leaves in spring. The young foliage of Quercus rubra 'Aurea' is a superb, clear golden-yellow that lasts for several months, before turning pale green in late summer and showing orange and red autumn tints.

Quercus rubra 'Aurea' is suitable for larger gardens and woodland areas and when established will be a bright contribution to the landscape, that looks especially good against a dark backdrop.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you once it is available.

  • Position: Ideally, light, dappled shade to prevent sun scorch.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. The autumn colour of Quercus rubra 'Aurea' is somewhat dependant upon the soil pH and the foliage will produce a better, stronger autumn colour in more acidic soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Quercus rubra 'Aurea'' requires shelter from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a medium sized tree with a branching rounded crown.
    • Height: 15 m (50 ft)
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft)


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