Whitehorse City Council

Quercus robur/Quercus canariensis – Oaks

Oaks are popular, successful well-developed urban trees featuring dark green/blue-green lobed leaves, that turn yellow/brown in autumn. Acorns follow flowers in late summer. Not suitable for use in narrow nature strips. Suitable for use under powerlines.


Evergreen/deciduous:
deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: mildew
Height: 18m x 15m
Growth Rate: slow to medium
Canopy density: medium
Origin: Western Europe
Drought tolerance: average to high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate 

Canary Oak

Quercus canariensis

English Oak

Quercus robur