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Quercus x alba x robur 'Crimson Spire™' (Crimschmidt)

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Quercus x alba x robur 'Crimschmidt' - Crimson Spire™ Oak - Photo courtesy of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. - Fall Colour

More About Quercus x alba x robur Crimson Spire™ ('Crimschmidt') (PP9103)

  • Pyramidal, upright, dense crown, with nearly vertical branches
  • Dark green leaves have deep, rounded lobes
  • Insignificant flowers (catkins) are followed by oval acorns
  • Fall foliage is orange-red in colour

Zone:

5

Height:

13-15 m

Spread:

5-6 m
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Crimson Spire™ Oak Growing and Maintenance Tips

A tall-growing, narrow tree, suitable for landscapes where space is limited, or where a vertical accent is desired. Planted in a row, they can also be used as a privacy screen or windbreak. This cultivar has a better fall colour than other similar cultivars.


Quercus x alba x robur Crimson Spire™ ('Crimschmidt') (PP9103) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Seed

Habit

Columnar
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Orange
Red

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Naturalizing
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Quercus x alba x robur 'Crimson Spire™' (Crimschmidt)

 

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Streetspire® Oak Streetspire® Oak
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