This very rare Oak tree is known as the Chestnut leaf Oak which from a distance looks very similar to the large toothed leafs of the Sweet Chestnut. Makes ultimately a medium sized to large tree.A great tree to fool your friends with who will not believe you when you tell them its an Oak.
The familiar Turkey Oak of our English Landscape, produces a very large tree of fast growth, coarsely lobed leaves with a stalk which helps distinguish from our common Oak Q. robor along with its distinctive furry acorns.
The Blue Oak is very rare to be seen for sale in the UK and is a must for any collector of oaks or for anyone wanting to plant something different. The name blue Oak comes from the fact that the leaves which are shallowly lobed have an attractive blue green tint to them.