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100 Red Oak Trees 1-2ft Tall Quercus Rubra Hedging Plants, Bright Autumn Colour

£94.99

Expected release date is 1st Nov 2020

100 Red Oak / Quercus Rubra - Plants 40-60CM Bare-Rooted

 

These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

 

A tree producing beautiful scarlet leaf in Autumn and squirrel food in winter with lovely acorns.This is a very colourful long living tree.Excellent for a colourful hedge or as a single Specimen Tree.

 

Growing Details:

Common Name: Red Oak
Genus: Quercus
Species: rubra
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist
Height: 30m
Spread: 1000cm

 

Description:

A giant of an oak from North America, capable of topping 30m (100ft), though you will have to wait decades for it to get that high. The leaves are greenish on the top side with a bluish tinge below, but they really flare up in the autumn when they turn red before falling. A good alternative for part shade is the variety 'Aurea' which grows half as high, with yellow spring leaves.

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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