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Quercus ellipoidalis (Northern Pin Oak)

Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Flowers (), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Quercus ellipoidalis - Cultivation Notes

This compact ornamental oak does best on a well drained neutral or acid soil. the Oak flourishes in open grassland being often planted in groups or as a small specimen. The only thing it wont like is heavy shade.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Quercus ellipoidalis:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Quercus ellipoidalis

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

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