|The new growth of Quercus texana 'New Madrid' flushes in shades of red and bronze.|
|Members of the International Oak Society discussing oaks at Chevithorne Barton|
|The pachydermatous bark of Quercus affinis, a very hardy Mexican species|
|The death of the former champion Quercus candicans from the winter cold was greatly lamented.|
|Quercus intricata from the Chihuahuan Desert in the USA and Mexico seems to be unscathed by the low winter temperatures (-15 was recorded).|
|Quercus lamellosa is recovering after the winter.|
|Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis from the Balkans and Turkey is perfectly hardy.|
Michael Amory's book The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) is the most comprehensive illustrated guide to the genus Quercus in English, and a new website with the same title has just been launched, providing an extremely useful online guide to the collection and the diversity of oaks.