Quercus robur Fastigiata , Columnar English Oak, 1-2 year old, bare root, dormant

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You are buying one Columnar oak - Quercus robur Fastigiata English Oak, bare root, dormant.


The plant you are buying is 1-2 year old. Shipping it with roots wrapped in wet media during dormancy (September-April), in container with soil May through September. It is recommended to pot it or plant it in open ground promptly as you receive it (dormant plants). Keep roots moist all the time. Plant will be sent secured in the box. It has developed good root system and ready to be transplanted to the permanent location.


Plant Description

Narrow, upright branches as a young tree, a broader pyramidal form with age. Dark green leaves hold color into fall before dropping. Attractive garden tree or mass in rows along avenues. Deciduous. Evergreen or deciduous trees; leaves alternate and simple, variously shaped in different species; pollen flowers in drooping, elongated clusters; fruit an acorn.

USDA hardiness zones: 5 through 8

Forma fastigiata is a narrow-upright, columnar, fastigiate form of English oak featuring dense, upright branching that rises at a sharp and narrow angle from the trunk. It typically matures to 50-60' tall and to 10- 20' wide. Leaves remain green throughout the growing season with little fall color.

Quercus robur, commonly called English oak, is native to mixed woodland areas from the British Isles to the Caucasus. It has been widely planted in North America since the 1600s. It is a large, majestic, deciduous oak of the white oak group that typically grows in cultivation to 40-70’ (less frequently 100’) tall with a broad-spreading, rounded crown. Trunks are typically short, with ridged and furrowed dark gray to black bark. Insignificant monoecious yellowish-green flowers in separate male and female catkins appear in spring as the leaves emerge. Fruits are oval acorns (to 1” long) on 1-3” long stalks. Acorn caps extend approximately 1/3 the acorn length. Acorns are an important source of food for wildlife. Short-stalked, dark green leaves (3-5” long) with 3-7 blunt lobes per side are blue-green beneath. Small auriculate lobes at the leaf bases distinguish this species from the similar American species of white oak (Quercus alba).

Quick shipping methods will keep your tree in the best shape for its trip across the country. I ship items after payment is received. Feel free to ask me any questions about this item. I am always glad to help you. Shipping with tracking number in USA. International buyers - contact me first as not all countries I am shipping plant to. If plant need to be cut shorter so we could arrange on how to ship them. I prefer to mail plant material on Monday or Tuesday (Rather beginning of the week) - only to assure that it will not sit on a shelf in the post office over the weekend. Please check your State local laws for plants entry. Due to U.S.D.A. regulations, some plants cannot be shipped to TX, FL, AZ, HI, CA, Puerto Rico. We will not be responsible for confiscated items while being shipped.
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    Plants will be packed securely in the box, preventing it from shifting inside the box, with adequate moisture in the soil or around the roots in case of bare rooted plants during the dormancy.

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    We guarantee plants and/or plant material will arrive alive and safe. If there is a damage to the plant during the shipping please contact us very same day of delivery with the pictures showing the damage so we can see it. We will do everything possible to correct it.

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