Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' at Bute Park

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Quercus robur 'Salicifolia'
early December 2015

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Quercus robur 'Salicifolia'
late May 2016

Grid reference ST 17637 76946
Common name Willow-leaf English oak
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2013
Missing tag 3926
Planted 1992
Height 13M December 2015
Girth 71cm December 2015
Reference 360

This tree is beside the Camellia Garden east path, some 90M along from the main north-south path.

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' bark

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' bark
December 2015

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' catkin

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' catkins
late April 2017

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' leaf

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' leaf
early June 2016

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' acorn

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' acorn
early August 2016

General tree description

Quercus robur 'Salicifolia' is a cultivar of the Common or English oak (Quercus robur), characterised by its elliptical un-lobed leaves that resemble those of a willow. It is a small to medium-sized tree, growing typically to around 10 metres tall, with a conically rounded crown. The leaves are dark green, 10cm long and 2.5cm wide.