Geographical origins: Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 25 m, width up to 10 m.
Type of soil: All, even chalky soil.
Hardiness: Hardy to -29°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The Serrata oak is distinguished by its grey or dark reddish brown bark and its leaves that turn red in autumn. Its acorns are egg shaped and have a cup made of triangular scales. Flowering occurs mid spring. It has a vase like shape that opens out, it is often found as a lone specimen in parks and gardens.
• See the Oaks catalogue