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Quercus serrata (Variety: Quercus serrata 'Aurea')

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelididae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Species: Quercus serrata
Variety: Quercus serrata 'Aurea'

Quercus serrata 'Aurea' is a variety of the scarlet oak, with quite intensely coloured yellow spring foliage. The foliage changes to yellow-green in the summer and provides yellowish-orange autumn colour. A springtime specimen makes a very bright contribution to the landscape. Originates from Asia, China, Japan, Korea, Himalayas. 

Quercus serrata 'Aurea' is in the Te Henui John Goodwin's Collection. 

Tree spring leaves

Flowers spring.

Spring leaves.

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