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Arboretum: Columnar English Oak

Columnar English Oak

Quercus rubar 'Fastigiata'

"Columnar" English Oak is more common than the English Oak in the United States. It grows narrow and upright and is slow growing. It may reach upwards of 50' tall with a spread of only 10' to 15'. Prefers full sun and a fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Poor autumn color with leaves persisting well into winter.


Family: Fagaceae
Type: Old World
Origin: Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia
Season: Spring




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