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Quercus robur - 'Fastigiata'

Quercus robur - 'Fastigiata'

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

Hardy to a variety of soils, even heavy wet clays, the Oak flourishes in most native woodland environments. It is also happy to grow out in the open or in a native hedgerow as a standard. The only thing it wont like is heavy shade.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Quercus robur:

  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • 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 robur

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

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