(Chinese Cork Oak) Rare in the UK, Quercus variabilis grows to be a small to medium sized elegant tree with attractive corky bark once established.
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Rare in the UK, Quercus variabilis grows to be a small to medium sized elegant tree with attractive corky bark once established. The leaves are dark green and chestnut-like, usually with a silvery underside turning shades of golden yellow before falling in autumn before falling.
Most suitable for a position in full sun with some shelter from strong winds.
- Position: Full sun.
- Soil: Fertile, well drained. Avoid waterlogged soils.
- Hardiness: Reasonably hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate
- Habit: Although larger in the wind, Quercus variabilis typically develops into a small to medium sized branching tree in the UK.
- Height: 12 - 15 m (40 - 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, Rare and Unusual, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems