Quercus x warei 'Windcandle'
  • Quercus x warei 'Windcandle'
  • Quercus x warei 'Windcandle'

Quercus x warei 'Windcandle'

£38.00

(Windcandle Oak) A rare oak with a narrow habit (similar to the flame of a candle, hence its common name) and light green leaves which develop mustard yellow and bronze tints in autumn before falling.

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A rare oak with a narrow habit (similar to the flame of a candle, hence its common name) and light green leaves which develop mustard yellow and bronze tints in autumn before falling.

Quercus x warei 'Windcandle' is a fascinating tree and the columnar habit it develops makes it ideal for smaller gardens with limited space.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Quercus x warei 'Windcandle' grows to be a narrow, upright, medium sized tree.
    • Height: up to 15 m (50 ft) in many years
    • Spread: up to 2.5 - 5 m (8 - 16 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus x warei 'Windcandle' is the result of a cross between Quercus robur and Quercus bicolor.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Habit - Narrow, Honey Fungus Resistant, Rare and Unusual

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