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Quercus robur 'Purpurea'
Quercus robur 'Purpurea'
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Information Only - Rare selection of our native English oak with wonderful, smoky-purple coloured leaves and a densely branching, rounded habit. A little slow to grow when young, Quercus robur 'Purpurea' will form a spectacular and colourful ornamental tree given time.

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - It is currently not available. We hope to have this plant for sale at some point in the future and at this time the 'buy now' button will be re-enabled on our website.

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a small tree with a rounded crown once established.
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft)
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
  • Notes: This oak will grow in light, dappled shade but in such a position will not develop such a strong purple leaf colour.


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