Quercus rubra

Red Oak

The red oak is a fast-growing, long-lived deciduous tree. Well structured, this tree grows straight and tall, developing a solid trunk and rounded top with age. Bark is grey-brown in colour and foliage is broad and glossy. In its native area, where winter temperatures are quite low, the dark green foliage turns a vibrant red colour. In Australia, leaves will be more likely to turn a maroon-red colour before falling.

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Common Name Red Oak
Foliage Deciduous 187
Form Round 139
Mature Size 20 x 9m
Family Fagaceae 10
Genus Quercus 8
Species Rubra 1
Uses
Due to its broad-crown, this tree makes an excellent street or park tree, where there is adequate space for it to show-off all its autumn charm.
Position & Soil
It grows well in most soils. With a little regular irrigation, it will grow relatively quickly.
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Delivery
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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