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Quercus 'Congzam'

Congressional Oak

Oak

Comments

A compact and dense hybrid oak with a narrow, columnar habit of growth, ideal as a shade tree in smaller home landscapes; extremely tough and adaptable

Description

A compact and dense hybrid oak with a narrow, columnar habit of growth, ideal as a shade tree in smaller home landscapes; extremely tough and adaptable

Landscape Attributes

Congressional Oak is a dense deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting squirrels to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Congressional Oak is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Shade;Vertical Accent

Planting & Growing

Congressional Oak will grow to be about 40 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live to a ripe old age of 300 years or more; think of this as a heritage tree for future generations!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

40 feet

15 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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