Quercus rubra 'HAAREN'

Quercus rubra
Quercus rubra 'HAAREN'
dwarf red oak
SIZE/TYPE small shrub
 small tree
USUAL HEIGHT 1.3-3.5m
USUAL WIDTH 1-1.3m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS
COLOUR OF FLOWERS
BLOOMING TIME
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 3   (down to -40°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Deciduous broadleaf
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We are always utterly happy when we can introduce a plant which in its original form was too tall or wide for a common-size garden. But thanks to either special breeding or observant botanists who look for natural mutations, we can enjoy dwarf varieties of the former giants which manifest slower growth and much reduced size yet keeping their attractive features such as foliage or flowers.

Haaren is a Dutch addition to the group of dwarf trees. It is a dwarf red oak with foliage that is almost identical to that of Green Dwarf pin oak but the leaves are not so deeply cut. They are deciduous, fresh green in summer and brilliant carmine red in autumn. It naturally forms almost a globose habit.

Dwarf trees are commonly grafted onto short stems of 60-130 cm for a half-standard tree suitable for almost any spot in your garden including a patio pot, or 180-210 cm tall stem for a standard tree for a small-sized front yard or a narrow street. The plant itself can grow about 1.3 m so the total mature size is 1.3m plus the size of a stem it is grafted on. It can be pruned or shaped, ideally in late winter, but it is not necessary owing to slow growth.

Oaks are not fussy about soil type, but this one needs lime-free soil. In peat-based acid soil it will have showier colours in autumn. They do well in well-drained soil, moist is good but boggy is fatal. Once established they withstand drought and city pollution. Newly planted trees need to be staked for 2-3 years to establish. Fully hardy to -40°C (USDA zone 3).

Last update: 22-07-2020
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Quercus rubra height of stem 200-210 cm, girth 10-12 cm
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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