Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

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Quercus robur 'Fastigiata' 45L Bag Evergreen Trees Direct
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Quercus robur 'Fastigiata' 45L Bag Evergreen Trees Direct
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Description

The Quercus robur 'Fastigiata,' commonly referred to as the Upright English Oak, is a remarkable tree that adds both elegance and shade to outdoor spaces. This particular variety,  is known for its upright growth habit and classic oak features. It's an excellent choice for those seeking a stately tree that stands tall and proud.

Common Name: Upright English Oak 'Fastigiata'
Mature Height (meters): Typically reaches heights of 15-20 meters.
Mature Width (meters): Approximately 4-6 meters.
Spacing: Plant with adequate space to accommodate its upright growth.
Foliage: The Upright English Oak features lush green foliage that provides abundant shade.
Flowering Period: Produces inconspicuous flowers in spring.
Form/Habit: Its 'Fastigiata' variety is known for its upright, columnar growth habit, which is narrower than the typical English Oak.
Uses: Ideal as a shade tree in gardens, parks, or urban areas, where its tall, narrow shape provides excellent vertical interest.
Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous, shedding its leaves in autumn.
Tolerates: Tolerant of urban conditions and adaptable to various soil types.
Drought Hardy: Moderate drought tolerance once established.
Sun: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.
Maintenance: Low maintenance, with minimal pruning required.
Water Requirement: Regular watering during the establishment phase; becomes more drought-tolerant with age.

Planting your Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

How to Plant:

  1. Choose a location with well-draining soil.
  2. Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the bag and at the same depth.
  3. Position the tree in the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  4. Backfill with soil and water thoroughly to eliminate air pockets.
  5. Apply mulch around the base to retain moisture and suppress weeds.

Caring For Your Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

Caring for Your Tree:

  • Provide regular watering, especially during dry spells.
  • Prune as needed for shaping or to remove dead branches during the dormant season.
  • Monitor for common tree pests and diseases.
  • Fertilize in early spring to support healthy growth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: Is the Upright English Oak 'Fastigiata' suitable for smaller gardens? A: Yes, its narrow growth habit makes it suitable for gardens with limited space.

Q: Does it require special care during winter? A: While deciduous, it's generally low-maintenance. You can mulch around the base to protect the roots during colder months.

Q: How often should I fertilize it? A: Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to support healthy growth.

Description

The Quercus robur 'Fastigiata,' commonly referred to as the Upright English Oak, is a remarkable tree that adds both elegance and shade to outdoor spaces. This particular variety,  is known for its upright growth habit and classic oak features. It's an excellent choice for those seeking a stately tree that stands tall and proud.

Common Name: Upright English Oak 'Fastigiata'
Mature Height (meters): Typically reaches heights of 15-20 meters.
Mature Width (meters): Approximately 4-6 meters.
Spacing: Plant with adequate space to accommodate its upright growth.
Foliage: The Upright English Oak features lush green foliage that provides abundant shade.
Flowering Period: Produces inconspicuous flowers in spring.
Form/Habit: Its 'Fastigiata' variety is known for its upright, columnar growth habit, which is narrower than the typical English Oak.
Uses: Ideal as a shade tree in gardens, parks, or urban areas, where its tall, narrow shape provides excellent vertical interest.
Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous, shedding its leaves in autumn.
Tolerates: Tolerant of urban conditions and adaptable to various soil types.
Drought Hardy: Moderate drought tolerance once established.
Sun: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.
Maintenance: Low maintenance, with minimal pruning required.
Water Requirement: Regular watering during the establishment phase; becomes more drought-tolerant with age.

Planting your Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

How to Plant:

  1. Choose a location with well-draining soil.
  2. Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the bag and at the same depth.
  3. Position the tree in the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  4. Backfill with soil and water thoroughly to eliminate air pockets.
  5. Apply mulch around the base to retain moisture and suppress weeds.

Caring For Your Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

Caring for Your Tree:

  • Provide regular watering, especially during dry spells.
  • Prune as needed for shaping or to remove dead branches during the dormant season.
  • Monitor for common tree pests and diseases.
  • Fertilize in early spring to support healthy growth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: Is the Upright English Oak 'Fastigiata' suitable for smaller gardens? A: Yes, its narrow growth habit makes it suitable for gardens with limited space.

Q: Does it require special care during winter? A: While deciduous, it's generally low-maintenance. You can mulch around the base to protect the roots during colder months.

Q: How often should I fertilize it? A: Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to support healthy growth.

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