Ware’s Oak

Arbor walk #79, TreeKeeper ID #2226

Selected from a batch of chance seedlings collected from the campus of University of Missouri Columbia, this cultivar is a cross between the fastigiata variety of the English Oak and the common Swamp White Oak. The tree grows to quite a large size, with a distinct columnar form and beautiful yellow fall color. It is also very resistant to pests and diseases like borers and powdery mildew, making it a resilient landscaping choice.

Common NameWare’s Oak
Latin NameQuercus warei,
Quercus robur var. fastigiata x Quercus bicolor
Indigenous Name(s) 
Cultivar/Variety ‘Nadler’
Commercial Name KINDRED SPIRIT

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How to identify a Ware’s Oak

Relationship of Quercus warei to other species in the Arboretum

Global Distribution of the English Oak (parent)

Global Distribution of the Swamp White Oak (parent)

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