Common Name: English oak
Origin/Ecology: Native to Europe
Habit: Round, irregular, upright, spreading, growing over 25 m tall.
Leaves: Mid-green, lobes rounded, leaf blade narrows toward the petiole.
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Flowers and Fruit: Catkins in March-April. Brown nuts (acorns) in Sept-Nov, bullet-shaped, shallow cap. More lobes than garry oak, more regular.
Water Use, Soil: Well-drained
Exposure: Full sun
Landscape Uses: Screening, shade tree, specimen plant, wildlife food, wind break.
Limitations: Anthracnose, galls, heart rot, leaf miner insect, root rot, rust, scale insects, stem borer insects, wilt, sooty mold.
Other Features: Invasive due to squirrels. Sessile leaves, acorns on long peduncles.