General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 25 to 50 feet
Plant Spread: 25 to 50 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Attractive reddish-purple to purplish-brown
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: 3/4 to 1 inch acorns
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Shade Tree
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Drought tolerant

Common names
  • Purple English Oak

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