Quercus acutissima

Sawtooth Oak

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - initially medium 32' in 16 years
Mature Height - 40-60'
Mature Width - 40-60' variable
Longevity - long 200 years or more

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - male 3-4" catkins March-April
Fruit - 1" acorn, sessile, involucre with spreading recurve scales
Leaf -
Fall Color - yellow to golden-brown
Bark - corky ash brown; deeply ridged and furrowed
Other Features - One of the fastest growing oaks. New leaves emerge light yellow, turn lustrous green in summer
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - acid, well drained soil; adaptable; like heat
Native Habitat - Japan, Korea, China, Himalayas; Introduced 1862
Diseases and Insects - none serious
Strength -
Weakness -

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