Quercus robur 

Quercus robur 

The well-known English Oak is a stately shade tree with a broad spreading habit and short, thick trunk. Excellent feature for larger properties and parks. Can be used effectively in urban situations where there is space to reach its full potential. Considered to be one of the most valuable timber trees.
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  • Genus

    Quercus

  • Species

    robur

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Quercus (Oak)

  • Growth Rate

    Slow to moderate.

  • Foliage

    Dark green to bluish-green, round lobed leaves with a distinctive auriculate (ear-like) projection near the narrow base. Autumn colour yellowish-green to yellowish-brown with the dead leaves usually persisting on the branches well into winter.

  • Bark

    Dark brownish-grey. Becoming furrowed with age.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Acorns to approximately 2.5 cm long, solitary or in groups of up to seven on a slender stalk.

  • Tree Habit

    Broadly rounded, with an open head. Eventually grows to a very large tree where conditions are suitable.

  • Tree Size

    11m x 11m

  • Flowers

    Greenish-yellow, male catkins around 3 cm long, form in late winter to early spring.

  • Height (m)

    11

  • Width (m)

    11