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Common oak 'Fastigiata'

Quercus robur f. fastigiata

English oak 'Fastigiata', Polish oak 'Fastigiata', Black oak 'Fastigiata', French oak 'Fastigiata', Pendunculate oak

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This large deciduous tree has a narrow & upright habit. Yellow green catkins appear in spring that develop into acorns in late summer/early autumn.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Collect the acorns once they have fallen.

Propagation

Special features

Drought resistant
Once established it will tolerate hot & dry sites.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Clay, Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
An architectural specimen tree this tree is wildlife friendly & low maintenance.

Personality

Family
Fagaceae
Flower colour
Green, Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

Can suffer from Leaf mining moths, aphids, caterpillars, oak gall wasps & knopper gall wasps. They can also suffer from Oak galls & powdery mildew. In N. America they can also suffer from Oak wilt.

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