BlueBell Nursery - Trees & Shrubs - Quercus - Quercus robur 'Timuki'

Quercus robur 'Timuki'
Please click on the images to view larger photos


This rare purple leaved selection of our native pedunculate (English) oak was discovered in 1998 in Lithuania by a Mr Timuks, after whom it is named. This cultivar doesn't generally suffer from mildew which disfigures some oaks in summer,

Quercus robur 'Timuki' has lovely, large leaves which are greenish-purple when they emerge, turning a more vivid, dark red or purple later in the summer.

Slow to establish, once settled down this is a reliable and colourful garden tree. Best for patient gardeners.

Supplied Size: 2L deep containers (approx 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Very 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. This plant is similar to Quercus robur 'Purpurea' except that the leaves are larger and a darker shade of purple.


Shopping Basket Edit...
Currently empty