Crimson Spire Oak
Quercus robur x Q. alba 'Crimschmidt'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KWER-kus ROH-ber AL-ba|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 40 to 45 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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 - 9