Crimson Spire™ Oak

Quercus robur x Q. alba 'Crimschmidt'

SKU
40592
Outstanding large columnar tree with dark green, mildew resistant foliage is followed in fall by a dazzling display of red. An excellent shade tree for large lawns or parks. Sends roots deep, easy to garden under. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKWER-kus ROH-ber AL-ba
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 40 to 45 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds 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

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