Scientific Name: Quercus robur Form: Round
Common Name:English oak Texture:Medium
Family Name:FagaceaeHabit: Irregular, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):> 30m x 15 - 25m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Obovate, Elliptic, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Green-yellow, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Nut, Edible, Brown, Sep- Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Screening, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Wildlife food, Wind break
Key ID Features:Leaves mid-green, most obovate, lobes shallow and rounded (never more than half-way to midrib or pointed pointed), leaf blade narrows toward the petiole (sinus more open and not as deep as in Garry oak), most 12-15 cm long when mature with very short pedicels; catkins with peduncles up to 12 cm long; acorns oval, 2-3 cm long. Winter ID: buds rounded, chubby, brown, terminal buds clustered; branching upright (45 degree angle); twigs greenish.