Quercus



Quercus coccinea (Scarlet Oak)

The Scarlet Oak is very similar in size and shape to the Red Oak. As with all oaks, they are ideally suited to the larger gardens, parks and open space. A magnificent display of reds and scarlets in autumn, turning to brown over winter. Moderate growth habit reaching heights of 15-20 mtrs at maturity.

Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)

Pin Oaks are most often found in streets, parks and larger garden, and also planted as shade trees. A magnificent display of orange, red and scarlet foliage in autumn. They are reasonably fast growing to a height of approximately 20mtrs. Most Pin Oaks will hold their foliage over winter, with the exception of the little known ‘EDF’ form (Early Defoliating Form).

Quercus robur (English Oak)

English Oaks are most often found in streets, parks and were widely used in avenues of honour in the early 1900s. They can grow as wide as their height, making great shade trees, This cultivar does not retain foliage after autumn. They are reasonably fast growing to a height of approximately 15-20 mtrs.

Quercus rubra (Red Oak)

The Red Oak is most often found in parks and large gardens, and like most larger oaks they are ideal shade trees. The Red Oak displays rich red and brown autumn foliage. Can reach heights of up to 20 mtrs.

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