Quercus ithaburensis 'Hemelrijk Silver' - young leaves
  • Quercus ithaburensis 'Hemelrijk Silver'
  • Quercus ithaburensis 'Hemelrijk Silver' - young leaves

Quercus ithaburensis 'Hemelrijk Silver'

£35.00

(Valonia Oak) Quercus ithaburensis subsp macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver' is an unusual species of oak with silvery young leaves which is native to a large area from South-east Italy to West Asia.

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An unusual species of oak with silvery young leaves which is native to a large area from South-east Italy to West Asia. Quercus ithaburensis subsp macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver' is a cultivar with lovely large, silvery-grey leaves. The new leaves are particularly colourful, while the older leaves turn deep grey green as they age.

Established plants produce wide, ornamental acorns. Quercus ithaburensis subsp macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver' grows to be a handsome small garden tree!


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Quercus ithaburensis subsp macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver' eventually grows to be a small tree with a branching, rounded crown.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Notes: Quercus ithaburensis subsp macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver' is slow growing and will take many years to reach the above listed height.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver, Rare and Unusual

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