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Quercus robur

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English oak seedlings, self-seeded from the 200 year old oak tree in my garden, removed from flower beds and planted in pots. Varying sizes and pot types/colours.

Quercus robur | Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
Quercus robur | Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
Quercus robur | Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
Plant Size
Total Price
20cm × 15cm
£5.00

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Plant Finder: about the Quercus genus

Common names

Oak

Description

Quercus genus (Oak). There are about 600 or so evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous species in this genus. They are usually very long lived, and some species have been used for centuries for their hardwood timber. The leaves are lobed and leathery; some species are thin and lustrous. The female flowers are small and insignificant and greenish. The male flowers appear as yellow catkins in spring.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy, and grow in sun or semi-shade in deep, well drained soil.

Interest and use

Grown for their habit, foliage and, in some deciduous species their autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies and a variety of wildlife.

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  • BloomsMay
  • Growth HabitMassive oval

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    Hardy plants, for partial shade/full shade, lime clay soil, perennials preferred, wildlife/pollinator friendly (no double blooms).

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