Find out more about the English oak tree below. 

English oak

English oak tree

Scientific name: Quercus robur

Family: Fagaceae

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Origin: native

Maximum height: 40 metres

Lives for: up to 1000 years

Oak trees are known for their longevity and recognisable seed, the acorn. They support more life than any other native tree in the UK, including mammals, fungi and more than 250 species of insects and other invertebrates. This tree was planted in 1977 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.