An attractive oak, with long oval lobed leaves that reach a yellow, then golden colour, in Autumn. That gold is soft and relaxing, making for an excellent calming aesthetic, on a tree that grows quick and narrow, before spreading out. Tolerant of a range of soil types, the Mirbeck Oak is hardy, deciduous and will grow to heights in excess of 10m.
Suitable for: Avenues, shelter, specimen plantings.
Features: Corky bark, autumn colour.
Botanical Name: QUERCUS afares