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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Green
Growth Habit*
  • Columnar/Narrow Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
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

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Mildew-resistant This fast growing, cold hardy, drought tolerant and disease resistant tree adapts to varied soils and tough urban growing conditions.

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CRIMSON SPIRE™ OAK

Quercus robur x alba 'Crimschmidt'

Buy Crimson Spire™Oak online. Columnar form is a perfect fit for narrow or confined spaces. Planted alone, in groves, or in rows, it's the perfect vertical design element is great fit for streetscapes and landscape settings. A fast growth rate makes this rugged oak a good choice for anchoring newer landscapes. It reaches about 45 feet in height with a 15-foot spread in 20 years in a typical urban landscape setting.Proven adaptable to a wide range of climates and growing conditions, Crimson Spire™ Oak is appreciated by growers for its ease of care, and by landscape designers for its columnar form and stately appearance. Dense foliage creates living screens for blocking unsightly views and muffling traffic sounds.Rich, dark green leaves stay fresh and bright through the heat of summer, turning rusty red to bright red in mid to late autumn

Mature Height:

45 Feet

Mature Spread:

15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Fagaceae · Common Name: Oak

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
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Purchase CRIMSON SPIRE™ OAK Online

Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 8657

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$150.00

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