Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||KWER-kus pa-LUS-tris|
|Lore||Many of the oldest British and European oaks venerated by the Druids where cut down for ship timbers during the periods of the Spanish and English Empires.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 40 to 60 ft. tall, 35 to 40 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This oak makes a stunning street or park tree. It's well suited to residential landscaping as a specimen, grove or shade producer in ground or lawn. Uniformity of growth is perfect to flank a vehicular entry or line the driveway. Use to anchor ends of large homes into the ground or separate them from neighbors.|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Burning Bush (Euonymus); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Spirea (Spiraea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Serviceberry (Amelanchier)|
Prefers deep, acidic, loamy, well-drained soils with consistent moisture, but highly adaptable to poorly drained and soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed in early spring. Prune to removed dead or damaged branches in winter.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8