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Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Columnar English oak
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Trees
Comment:

Partially comes true from seeds; susceptible to powdery mildew

Description:
Evergreen or deciduous trees; leaves alternate and simple, variously shaped in different species; pollen flowers in drooping, elongated clusters; fruit an acorn.
Height:
50-60 ft.
Flower:
1 in. acorn
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; prefers well drained soil; open area
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Narrow fastigiate form
Poison Part:
Acorns (seeds of nuts) and young leaves.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Stomach pain, constipation and later bloody diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination
Edibility:
EDIBLE PARTS: Acorns (nuts) are edible after tannins are leached or boiled out. HARVEST TIME: Only collect nutsfrom areas you kn
Toxic Principle:
Gallotannins, quercitrin, and quercitin.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Forest or natural areas; landscape as ornamental and shade trees.
Width:
10-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
2.5 to 5 in. alternate, simple deep green almost bluish leaves; nonshowy fall color; leaves persist into winter
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2176

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