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G6800, Revised June 2008

Selecting Landscape Plants: Shade Trees

English oak (Quercus robur)

Large trees

English oak


This is a fast-growing, clean tree with few insect and disease problems. The only varieties of English oak generally available in nurseries are the columnar types with a very narrow crown. English oak is one of the best of the columnar trees.

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