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Other common names
Sessile oak Durmast oak
Quercus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs, with entire, lobed or toothed leaves; flowers inconspicuous, followed by characteristic acorns; sometimes good autumn colour
Fagaceae / Fagaceae
Q. petraea is a large deciduous tree forming a broad, rounded crown, with rather leathery, dark green, lobed leaves to 15cm long, turning orange-brown in autumn. Inconspicuous yellowish flowers in catkins with the young leaves
Europe to W Russia
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
more than 50 years
Grows well in most deep, fertile soils
Propagate by seed, sown as soon as ripe, in a cold frame
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
pruning group 1
Susceptible to aphids, caterpillars, leaf-mining moths and oak gall wasps
May be affected by powdery mildew
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