Quercus texana 'New Madrid'
(Texas Red Oak) A new introduction to the United Kingdom with vividly coloured spring leaves, Quercus texana 'New Madrid' was first discovered growing in New Madrid, Missouri, USA.
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A new introduction to the United Kingdom with vividly coloured spring leaves, Quercus texana 'New Madrid' was first discovered growing in New Madrid, Missouri, USA. The new leaves are a deep burgundy-red when they emerge in spring, turning dark green as they age, before developing colourful red and orange tints in a good, crisp autumn.
Quercus texana 'New Madrid' is a rare and handsome garden tree.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy. Quercus texana 'New Madrid' seems to grows best in warm parts of the U.K., with enough summer heat to ripen the new growth fully.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Medium sized tree in the U.K. with a branching rounded crown.
- Height: up to 15 m (50 ft)
- Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Mature Size
- Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Rare and Unusual
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