It is the fastigiate version of Quercus palustris with deeply lobed green shiny leaves turning to scarlet in the autumn which makes for a wonderful display. Its ascending branches give it a very columnar shape so it can be accommodated within a smaller space.
Leaves: Deciduous, sharply lobed, shiny green
Autumn colour: Bright scarlet
Ultimate height: 12m
Good looks: An upright form grown for it’s stunning autumn colours.