A highly ornamental, fast growing, deciduous form of oak which has an open, wide spreading habit. It is often mistaken for the Pin Oak, however its form is more rounded and the foliage is larger showcasing a brilliant display of colour in autumn when the leaves turn an intensely vivid scarlet colour before falling. Spring sees the unfurling of glossy green, deeply lobed new foliage and acorns produced can take up to two years to mature starting off green and turning pale brown with a deep cap covering them by half. The bark of the young tree is relatively smooth and grey, darkening with maturity and forming irregular broad ridges and narrow furrows particularly near the base. The trunk has a tendency to flare out at the base, so a good amount of space is recommended. Overall, this oak makes an excellent shade tree and has been known to adapt well to a variety of sites, performing particularly well in drier sites with sandy soils.
|Common Name||Scarlet Oak|
|Form||Horizontal Branching 16|
|Mature Size||12 x 8m|
|A great feature tree. Can also be used in street plantings and in parks and gardens.|
|Position & Soil|
|Tolerates most soils in a full sun position|
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|Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.|
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