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Quercus alba
Quercus alba
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Native to parts of the Eastern USA, Quercus alba is a handsome medium sized tree with pink-red tinted lobed leaves turning dark green as they age with attractive red and purple autumn tints before falling. The bark on established specimens in light grey in colour.

Quercus alba usually seems to grow best in lime free or acidic soil in full sun.

Supplied Size: 4/5L pots (seed grown, 3 - 4 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, acidic soil. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Quercus alba grows to be a medium sized tree in the UK.
    • Height: 12 - 15 m (40 - 50 ft)
    • Spread: 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)


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