Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'
  • Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'
  • Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'

Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'

£35.00

(Scarlet Oak) Quercus coccinea 'Splendens' is a large, vigorous oak tree famous for its majestic habit and glowing, rich-scarlet autumn colours.

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A large, vigorous oak tree famous for its majestic habit and glowing, rich-scarlet autumn colours. There seem to be several clones of this plant in cultivation, some of which turn a disappointing, rusty brown colour in autumn.

Our Quercus coccinea ' Splendens' is an excellent clone, with the leaves turning brilliant fiery-red on acid soil. A superb large garden tree for bright red autumn colour!


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. The autumn colour of Quercus coccinea ' Splendens' 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 coccinea ' Splendens' grows to be a large tree with a narrow crown once established.
    • Height: 25 m (82 ft)
    • Spread: 12 m (40 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Rare and Unusual

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