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English Oak

Quercus robur

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.108 W94 52.947

Trail Number:
T2

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Description

Family:
Fagaceae

Foliage:
Leaves alternate, simple, with three to eight pairs of rounded lobes; dark green in summer, brown fall color

Native Locale:
Europe, northern Africa, western Asia

Mature Height:
75 to 100 feet

Mature Width:
75 to 100 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 8

Soil Preference:
Prefers well-drained soil; pH tolerant

Growth Habit:
Large, massive, broadly rounded, open-headed tree with a short trunk; too large for the average landscape; in youth of pyramidal to rounded; have seen

Rate of Growth:
Slow to medium, averaged 1'4" per year over 10 years

Disease and Insect:
Mildew

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Fruit: Acorn is 1 inch long and elongated
  • Useful in parks and other large areas

Photos

Leaf - English OakSummer - English OakSummer '08 - English Oak