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Full Name: - Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'

Quercus coccinea 'Splendens' Bean, Trees & Shrubs, 2: 307 (1914) as "Q. americana splendens" Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Lobatae (the red oaks)
Natural Distribution
From cultivation
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Het Leen Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus coccinea 'Knap Hill' Anon. (1949) nom. illegit.
Main Horticultural References
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 249
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 85
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 550
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 836 under Q. rubra, probably in error
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 780
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1726 as Q. coccinea var. splendens
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 471
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 408
Recent Monograph References
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 66 illustrated (tree, autumn colour, page 67 leaves)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon