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Water oak

Quercus nigra

Also known as

Oak

Quercus nigra by Abby Darrah (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

13m

10m

Min

7m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Water oak Overview

    The leaves are deciduous, bluish-green on top with a glossy green underneath. They will grow to a height 15m with a broad, rounded crown.

    How to propagate Water oak

    Seed

    Propagation is from fresh seeds.

    Grafting

    Grafting in late winter.

    Other uses of Water oak

    Grown for their habit, foliage and, in some deciduous species their autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies and a variety of wildlife.