Quercus coccinea

Scarlet Oak


  • Scarlet leaves in early autumn.
  • Dark green foliage in spring and summer.
  • Round headed tree, normally slightly taller than wide.


  • Great as an avenue tree.
  • Eye catching single specimen or in a group planting.
  • Suitable for larger gardens, parks and streets.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost and wind hardy.
  • Moderately coastal hardy.
  • Will cope with dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to partial shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 4.0m
Country of Origin:   North America

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