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

Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl. (1784)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
Quercus petraea subsp. huguetiana Franco & G. López (1987)
Quercus petraea subsp. iberica (Steven ex M. Bieb.) Krassiln. (1968)
Quercus petraea subsp. pinnatiloba (K. Koch) Menitsky (1972)
Nomenclature Note
Basionym: Q. robur var. petraea Matt. (1777)
Natural Distribution
EUROPE: S ALBANIA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVENIA, BRITAIN, BULGARIA, CORSICA, CROATIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FRANCE, GERMANY, HUNGARY, IRELAND, ITALY, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, MACEDONIA, MOLDOVA, MONTENEGRO, THE NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, POLAND, ROMANIA, RUSSIA, SERBIA, SICILIA, SLOVENIA, SLOVAKIA, C SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, WEST ASIA: AZERBAIJAN, ARMENIA, GEORGIA (Asia), N IRAN, LEBANON, SYRIA, TURKEY: (European & Anatolia), UKRAINE
Hardiness
USDA Zone 4 to 7
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Ghent University Botanical Garden ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×viveri Sennen ex A. Camus (1936)
Quercus ×benkoei Mátyás, (1971)
Quercus ×vilmoriniana A. Camus (1935)
Quercus ×salcedoi C. Vicioso (1950)
Quercus ×tabajdiana Simonk. (1886)
Quercus ×audleyensis A. Henry (1910)
Quercus ×mannifera Lindl. (1840)
Quercus ×bornmulleriana O. Schwarz (1935)
Quercus ×arrimatensis Penas et al. (1997)
Quercus ×streimii Heuff. (1850)
Quercus ×helvetica Thell. (1916)
Quercus ×cantabrica C. Vicioso (1950)
Quercus ×rosacea Bechst. (1813)
Quercus ×rosacea nothosubsp. secalliana (C. Vicioso) Rivas Martínez & Sáenz (1991)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 72
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 253
Hortus Third (1976) page 935
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 100
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 331
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 557
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 835
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 786
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1730
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 499
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 414
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 72
(Hard˙ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chęnes (2006) Volume 1, page 246
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 144
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon