|Quercus 'Belle d’Aquitaine' B. Chassé A. J. Coombes Tree of the Year: Quercus rysophylla Weatherby. International Dendrology Society Yearbook 2015. (45) (2015)|
Subgenus Quercus, section Lobatae (the red oaks)
Received acorns labeled as Q. rysophylla but is clearly a hybrid with an unknown parent.
Selected by Béatrice Chassé, Arboretum des Pouyouleix, France. New leaves silvery green with a nice copper red accent. Autumn color from deep orange to red.
Harold Hillier Herbarium 7891 HILL