Outstanding large columnar tree with dark green, mildew resistant foliage is followed in fall by a dazzling display of red. An excellent shade tree for large lawns or parks. Sends roots deep, easy to garden under. Deciduous.


Common Name: Crimson Spire™ Oak

Botanical Name: Quercus robur x Q. alba 'Crimschmidt'

Watering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Botanical Pronunciation:KWER-kus ROH-ber AL-ba

Plant type:Tree


Growth rate:Moderate

Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 40 to 45 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.

Special features:Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest

Foliage color:Green

Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.

Garden styleRustic

Crimson Spire Oak