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English Oak

English Oak Tree
The English oak is known for growing very old and large. It can produce tens of thousands of acorns each year after maturing. The English oak can be found in Central Park just east of the West Drive at 70th Street.

Common Name: English Oak

Scientific Name: Quercus robur

Origin: Europe, Africa, western Asia

Family: Fagaceae

Size: 40' - 60' tall, 35' - 40' wide

Form: Round

Culture: Prefers lots of light and humidity


Alternate, 2" - 5" long


Small, yellowish-green catkins 2" - 3" long (male), very small, in clusters of 2-4 (female)


Green to brown acorns


Gray to black-brown, smooth