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Quercus rubra


Quercus rubra, or Red Oak, is a fast-growing large deciduous tree with an open, spreading crown and broad leaves, turning red or red-brown in autumn. Greenish, inconspicuous flowers in spring with acorns in autumn.

Ultimate height 12 metres+ in 20-50 years
Ultimate spread 8 metres+
Full sun/partial shade
Prefers a south, east or west facing aspect in exposed or sheltered areas
Very hardy