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Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold'
Golden-leaved Red Oak

Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold'
Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold'
Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold'
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Price: £32.00 Quantity :

Description

A rare oak tree, Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold' has golden-yellow leaves in spring, darkening to lime green as they age and turning shades of red and orange in autumn.

The clear yellow leaves of this selection are less prone to burning than the more common Quercus rubra 'Aurea'. A small or eventually medium sized garden tree.

Supplied Size: 4 / 5L pot (approx 3 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. The autumn colour of Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold' 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 'Boltes Gold' 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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