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Red Oak, Northern Red Oak, Champion Oak - Quercus rubra, Quercus borealis (latin)

Area of origin: Eastern region of North America.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 35 m (115'), width up to 30 m(98,4').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: Well drained. Dislikes soil with too much lime or that is too wet.
Hardiness: Hardy to -28°C.
Exposure: Full sun.

Properties and uses:
The big dark green leaves become yellow and then red in the autumn. Its wood is appreciated because its growth is very fast (faster than the Sessile Oak). This tree is very important in forestry in France. It is also planted widely in parks and gardens alone or in rows.

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