Quercus x 'Fire Water'

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Quercus x 'Fire Water' is a handsome hybrid between Quercus coccinea x Quercus nigra, this will grow to be a small tree in the UK with decent vigour and fiery orange and red autumn colour once established.

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A handsome hybrid between Quercus coccinea x Quercus nigra, this will grow to be a small tree in the UK with decent vigour and fiery orange and red autumn colour once established.

In the UK, Quercus x 'Fire Water' is reasonably hardy but will usually grow best in a warm, sunny position with good drainage. It would not enjoy a cold, waterlogged site.


  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. 
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Quercus x 'Fire Water' grows to be a small branching tree in the UK.
    • Height: estimated 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Notes: Found in group of seedlings at Starhill Forest Arboretum in Illinois, US.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Rare and Unusual

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