QUERCUS SUBER - CORK OAK
A medium sized evergreen oak tree with small, leathery, green, slightly serrated leaves, and a unique bark of cork which is rugged and cracked with a light grey colour and reddish brown tones in the fissures. Open branching as the tree gets bigger. Slow growing and long-lived. It is a primary source of cork.
Evergreen hedging and screening
Beyond the norm
The interesting texture and colours on the trunk surface as well as the good leaf coverage make it suitable to use as an interesting screen or a raised hedge. Can be trimmed lightly to keep shape even.
15 year height
Moist, free draining soil, can handle mild drought like conditions
Full sun - semi shade
Upright spreading branches
SW Europe and NW Africa
Available grades (subject demand)