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Full Name: - Quercus robur 'Atropurpurea'

Quercus robur 'Atropurpurea' H. Jäger, Ziergeh., 422 (1865) as "Q. pedunculata atropurpurea" Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Kalmthout (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus robur 'Atrosanguinea' Kirchn. (1864) nom. illegit.
Quercus robur 'Purple' Kelsey & Dayton, (1942) nom. illegit.
Main Horticultural References
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 254
Hortus Third (1976) page 935
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 104
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 833
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 787
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1731 as Q. Robur atropurpurea
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 510
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Gardens and Arboretum Trompenburg (The Netherlands Plant Collection)