Quercus Robur Fastigata Koster

 

Cypress Oak, a little known form of oak tree that has all the same characteristics as Robur. A columnar shaped conifer that as it matures becomes more pyramid. It has deep green foliage that develop fruits the same time as the leaves in spring. A wonderful tree for wildlife. Mature height: 15-20m.

 

 

Fertile moist soil in sun or part shade.

 

General Tree Planting and care

  • Water the Tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Tree is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Drive in one or two tree stakes a little off centre
  • Remove the pot gently, if the tree is well rooted cut off the pot
  • Position the tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps
  • Water the tree and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring