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Height (when grown)
Acidic, Clay, Well-drained
Hardy (Cold winter)
The Scarlet Oak is a magnificent specimen tree. In autumn its wonderful scarlet leaves are a joy to behold. A fully hardy tree growing best in full sun or some shade in deep well-drained fertile soil, it will tolerate lime soil. A deciduous round headed tree, slow growing reaching an approximate height in maturity of 15m x 8m / 50ft x 27ft.
Oaks are the tree most associated with England, involved with so much of our history. Oaks offer shelter for birds and wildlife. When young, they should be well staked and benefit from a spring weed, mulch and compost.
Common Name: Scarlet Oak
Latin Name: Quercus coccinea
Soil: Fertile, well-drained moist soil
Habit: Deciduous rounded
Position: Full sun, partial shade
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual Height & Spread: 15m x 8m / 50ft x 27ft
Special Features: Scarlet leaves hold well into winter.
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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