Report from the Oak ICRA checklist
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Full Name: - Quercus petraea 'Purpurea'

Quercus petraea 'Purpurea' H. Jäger, Ziergeh., 427 (1865) as "Q. sessiliflora purpurea" Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Description
H. J. Elwes & A. Henry, Trees of Great Britain & Ireland, 2: 293 (1907)
Natural Distribution
From cultivation
Illustration of Leaves
Image from stockplant at Pavia Nurseries (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus petraea 'Purple' Kelsey & Dayton, (1942) nom. illegit.
Main Horticultural References
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 253
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 100
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 557
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 786
Recent Monograph References
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 144
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Chevithorne Barton (UK National Collection®)
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Gardens and Arboretum Trompenburg (The Netherlands Plant Collection)