18 English Oak

Portrait of large English Oak with late summer, deep green foliage.Facts About English Oak

Quercus rober

Native to: England and Europe
Crown: Oval to rounded
Height: 90 feet
Width: 40 feet
Growth Rate: Fast

Characteristics: This tree does not color much, but the leaves hold on late into fall. It has a short trunk with deeply furrowed bark. In maturity this tree has a more open canopy.

Negative Features: May need regular pruning to maintain narrow growth habit and to avoid problems with structure. Some consider the acorn fruit a nuisance.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets.

Comments: English Oak is narrow when young but will branch out in time. It is a large tree, suitable for boulevards.

Engraved stone sign for English Oak, Quercus Robur.
Cluster of rounded green leaves with several acorn fruits from the English Oak.
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.