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Quercus x 'Fire Water'
Hybrid Oak

Quercus x  'Fire Water'
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :


A handsome hybrid between Quercus coccinea x Quercus nigra, this will grow to be a small tree in the UK with decent vigour and fiery orange and red autumn colour once established.

In the UK, Quercus x 'Fire Water' is reasonably hardy but will usually grow best in a warm, sunny position with good drainage. It would not enjoy a cold, waterlogged site..

Supplied Size: 2L/3L pots (small number of young plants only this year)

  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. 
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Quercus x 'Fire Water' grows to be a small branching tree in the UK.
    • Height: estimated 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Notes: Found in group of seedlings at Starhill Forest Arboretum in Illinois, US.

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