This tree is a very popular North American oak with a large, broadly columnar form. Its leaves are a dark green colour which change to a brilliant, scarlet red colour in autumn. It is also known to have the most brilliant autumn colour of all the oaks. It retains some coppery-coloured foliage during winter. It also withstands droughts once established. Deciduous, grows to 7 x 5m.
Suitable for: Avenues, laneways, shelter, specimen and woodland plantings.
Features: Brilliant scarlet-red autumn colour.
Botanical Name: QUERCUS coccinea