How to grow Oakleaf Hydrangea

Oakleaf Hydrangea growing shrub of the genus Hydrangea, is also known as Hydrangea quercifolia. Oakleaf Hydrangea perennial deciduous plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.

Leaves with 5 lobes are green become purple red leaves in the fall.

Oakleaf Hydrangea flower

Flowers grow in inflorescence of flowerhead in cone shape the color is white or pink

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Requirements for Oakleaf Hydrangea growing and care:

Moist, cold winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it easy to do so

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Circle of the flower is most of the year so when needed to be pruned it’s injure the future bloom, not recommend to plant next to the hydrangea plants from Fabaceae family

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs, cercospora

When is the best time to prune a Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Cut the dead flower

Size of the plant?
2-2.5 m, 6-8 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade (not in the flower season)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower:
Flowers grow in inflorescence of flower head in cone shape the color is white or pink

Scientific name:

Hydrangea quercifolias

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