Columnar English Oak
Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'
Water regularly, when top 3" of soil is dry. Once well established, needs only occasional deep watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KWER-kus ROH-ber fas-tih-jee-AY-tuh|
|Lore||This is the ancient oak species of England, it's oldest specimens once venerated by the Druids as oracles.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 50 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This form is excellent for spaces between the fronts of multistory buildings to soften corners and screen off sideyard. May be planted in a sizeable windrow on larger properties or used as a visual screen for unsightly land uses. Upright form is a problem solver for large institutional sites.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3" of soil is dry. Once well established, needs only occasional deep watering.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8