Algerian oak Quercus canariensis

Algerian oak


Q. canariensis is a large deciduous tree, initially narrow, later becoming broadly rounded, with glossy, dark green leaves up to 15cm in length, persisting well into winter. Insignificant greenish-yellow flowers

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Algerian oak Mirbeck's oak

    • Common names

      Quercus mirbeckii

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Higher than 12 metres

    • Spread

      wider than 8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, sowing as soon as ripe, in a coldframe or grafting in mid-atumn or early winter

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by aphids and gall wasps

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to oak wilt and powdery mildews