Quercus durifolia at Bute Park

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Quercus durifolia
early December 2015

Quercus durifolia 1

Quercus durifolia
late August 2016

Quercus durifolia 2

Quercus durifolia
early May 2024

Grid reference ST 17504 77319
Common name Durango Emory oak
Origin Mexico
Deciduous Semi-evergreen
Status GB Champion 2023
Missing tag 2987
Old tag 318
Planted Malcolm Frazer, winter of 1990/91
Height 12M January 2016
Girth 63cm December 2015
Girth 87cm February 2023
Reference 369

This tree is towards the centre of the Maple Lawn.

In May 2024 the leaves on this tree were quite sparse.

Quercus durifolia bark1

Quercus durifolia bark
December 2015

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Quercus durifolia bark
December 2015

Quercus durifolia leaf1

Quercus durifolia leaves
early December 2015

Quercus durifolia leaf2

Quercus durifolia leaves
early May 2024

General tree description

Quercus durifolia is a small tree, normally up to around 9 metres tall. It has grey-green, lanceolate leaves that are white and woolly underneath and 3 to 6cm long. The acorns are 1cm long, half enclosed in a cup covered with light grey hairs.