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Quercus robur 'Fastigiata' /English Oak

Quercus robur  'Fastigiata'  / Quercus robur  'Fastigiata'
A young tree showing upright growth
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A young tree showing upright growth

Foliage in early spring

Erect, columnar form of this species in Louisville, KY

Large mature specimen in summer

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Scientific Name: Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'
Common Name: English Oak
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green, Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: The most common cultivated form of English oak. It grows to a large imposing tree with a narrow columnar habit with dense foliage. Due to its narrow growth habit it makes an excellent residential street tree. In residential landscapes tree is used as a specimen or accent tree. It has tolerance to urban air pollution and where poor drainage, compacted soil; drought may be encountered.