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Quercus robur alba Crimson Spire

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Quercus robur alba Crimson Spire English Oak, Pedunculate Oak, French Oak, Crimschmidt,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Dense, Fastigiate, Upright, Upright Narrow

An attractive upright columnar oak tree with dark-green foliage that turns rusty-red to bright-red in Autumn. Useful for narrow spaces in gardens, street tree plantings and avenues. It grows 13m high x 4m wide. Tends to hold dead leaves into Winter.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Verge, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fagaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High