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Quercus x warei 'Birthday Candle'

BIRTHDAY CANDLE OAK

Buy Birthday Candle Oak online. Birthday Candle is perfect for narrow spaces. It matures at 45 feet tall by 18 feet wide. Its glossy dark green foliage turns a bright orange and yellow in the fall, and this mildew and drought resistant tree is hardy to zone 4.

Height:

40-45 Feet

Spread:

15-18 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright Growing
  • Columnar/Narrow Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Border Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Quercus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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