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English Oak in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Quercus robur syn. Quercus pedunculata

 

English Oak

Quercus robur - oak tree- is a large deciduous tree which develops a majestic, broad crown. The leaves turn reddish-brown in Autumn. This is a long-lived British native tree

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plant Features
  • English Oak likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • English Oak likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • English Oak is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • English Oak likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

English Oak

Latin name

Quercus robur syn. Quercus pedunculata

type

Tree

family

Fagaceae

ph

6.0 - 9.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    English Oak likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    English Oak is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    English Oak likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    English Oak likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown English Oak is 20.00meters x 20.00meters 20.00 M 20.00 M

Quercus robur syn. Quercus pedunculata

Quercus robur - oak tree- is a large deciduous tree which develops a majestic, broad crown. The leaves turn reddish-brown in Autumn. This is a long-lived British native tree


Planting Outdoors Autumn

From Early Autumn TO Early Autumn

Young plants up to 4 ft high need no support but protection from wildlife. Plant in an open aspect in full sun to ensure the tree develops evenly and upright. Plant in early to mid Autumn, or in Spring

 

Planting Outdoors Spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Young plants up to 4 ft high need no support but protection from wildlife. Plant in an open aspect in full sun to ensure the tree develops evenly and upright. Plant in early to mid Autumn, or in Spring

 

Propagation

From Mid Winter TO Early Spring

Soak acorns in water, and let them stand in the water for 24 hours. Cold stratify for 60 days , or until the radicle emerges. Sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed. They can also be propagated by sowing in mulched beds. This is prefered to artificial stratification.

 
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