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Oak Tree 'Quercus Robur' (2-3ft)

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Bare Root Oak Tree - Description

  • Pedunculate Oak
  • Bare Root Native Oak Tree Plants
  • Quercus Robur
  • AKA Pedunculate or Common English Oak
  • Large Stately Tree
  • Form: Single Stemmed Whip
  • Plant Size
    • Height: 2 - 3ft
    • Girth: 2cm
    • Age: 3 Year Old. 1 + 2 / 3Yr Transplant
  • Bare Root (Not Potted)

Oak Tree - Characteristics

  • The mature Oak forms a large wide domed tree
  • Broad & wide dome canopy develops as Oak matures
  • Bark: Distinctive bark with deep furrows
  • Foliage: Ovate in shape with deep rounded lobes
  • Foliage turns brown / red in Autumn
  • Acorns: Seed of the Oak. Main food source for squirrels
  • Fall from trees in Autumn
  • Mature size: 30m tall & 15m wide
  • Deciduous tree, they lose their leaves in Winter
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Very hardy tree

Oak Tree - Uses

  • Requires space to grow
  • Excellent specimen tree
  • Only suited to very large gardens, parks & wildlife areas

Oak Tree - Planting Instructions

Planting Time

  • Ideally, plant as soon as arrive
  • Bare root trees can only be planted during the dormant season (September to April)
  • Avoid frosty conditions, where the ground is frozen
  • These Oak saplings are 4ft tall & will require several years to mature

Positioning Trees

  • Position in sun or partial shade
  • Soil: Likes good, fertile soil with good drainage
  • Most commonly found on alkaline soils
  • Spacing distance varies on use
  • Ensure oak is planted at least 20m from any building
  • When planting, hold plants at ground level & back fill the top soil
  • Ensure each plant is straight & soil is compacted in around it's root ball
  • Level off the soil around the plants
  • Support with bamboo cane for first 2 years
  • Replace cane with larger stake when required

After Care

  • Water bare roots plants regularly until plants establish
  • Water before & after planting
  • If dry weather persists, water every 2 days
  • Weeding is also essential, especially bind weed which can quickly smoother a young tree
  • Keep grass growth away from the base of trees to ensure a faster growth rate
  • Avoid strimming around the base of trees

Quercus Robur - Quick Facts

  • It was believed that doors made from Oak kept evil spirits away
  • The 'Brian Boru' Oak in Co. Clare is considered to be the oldest Oak in Ireland, over 1000 years old
  • The Oak has 284 dependent insect species

Glas Scheme - DAFM

  • Rural Development Programme
  • Glas - (Green, Low Carbon, Agri-environment Scheme)
  • Points to Note
    • Not a whole farm scheme
    • All farmers may apply
    • Receive up to €5,000/yr over 5 years
    • Approved advisor must prepare the application
    • Nutrient Management Plan required
    • No guaranteed entry to the scheme, priority basis
    • If there is a Priority Environmental Asset (PEA) on the land, it must be chosen before any other action can be taken
    • There are deadline dates to have actions completed by
    • Once submitted, a plan cannot be changed

Glas Scheme - Planting a Grove of Native Trees

  • Planting Requirements
    • You can plant Alder, Silver Birch, Sessile Oak, Pedunculate Oak, Mountain Ash, Bird Cherry, Hazel, Scots Pine, Goat Willow
    • Minimum of 500m2 with 250 plants
    • Maximum of 900m2 with 450 plants
    • Plants must be a minimum of 40cm in height at time of planting
    • Spacing: Plant trees 2m apart in rows 1m apart
    • Grove needs to be protected from livestock. fencing off area will be necessary
    • Dead plants must be replaced
    • Weeds must be controlled
    • Plants must be purchased from a registered grower or supplier (Including ourselves)
  • Rates of Payment:
    • €0.90 per plant per year for 5 years
    • We can supply your EC plant passport when you order your hedging from us
    • Keep this passport reference number for your reps
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