Quercus robur x alba 'Crimschmidt' PP9103 (low-branched)

Crimson Spire™ Fastigiate Oak

This fastigiate white oak hybrid was developed by Keith Warren at J. Frank Schmidt & Son Company. Useful for screening or for creating colonnades, Crimson Spire™; is fit for modern landscapes where space is at a premium. The foliage is a clean blue-green and, as the name implies, becomes an attractive red color in the autumn.

Category: Medium screening or shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 8
Foliage: Dark green to bluish-green; mildew-resistant
Fall Color: Rusty red
Fruit: Acorns
Texture: Medium
Shape: Columnar, tightly fastigiate
Mature Size: 45' tall by 15' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Crimson Spire™; tolerates drought, pollution, restricted root space and a wide range of pH
Native Habitat: Parentage is Quercus robur x Quercus alba