Quercus variabilis - summer leaves
  • Quercus variabilis - summer leaves
  • Quercus variabilis - bark

Quercus variabilis

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(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)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Rare and Unusual, Colourful winter bark

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