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Quercus marilandica
Quercus marilandica
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Description

Available Autumn 2018 - An unusual, small deciduous tree with fascinating leaves which can be found growing in the wild in the southern and central United States. Quercus marilandica has long leaves which typically flare from a tapered base to a broad three-lobed bell shape.

These leaves are dark green in spring / summer and in a good, crisp autumn will develop lovely golden-brown autumn tints before falling. Mature plants develop an attractive, furrowed bark.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when next available.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Small tree with a short trunk and rounded crown.
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft)
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus marilandica generally grows better in a warm parts of the U.K. with enough heat in summer to fully ripen the new growth.

 


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