Quercus imbricaria

Shingle Oak

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - slow to medium 1.5-2' per year over 10-20 years
Mature Height - 50-60' to 100' in the wild
Mature Width - 50-60'+
Longevity - long 200 years or more

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - monoecious; staminate catkins pendant, clustered; pistilate solitary
Fruit - 0.62" acorn, capped
Leaf -
Fall Color - yellow-brown to russet-red
Bark - gray brown, close, low ridges, shallow furrows
Other Features - Does well in the midwest. National champion 104' x 68' in Cincinnati
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - moist, rich, deep, well drained, acid soil; full sun
Native Habitat - Penn. to Ga. west to Nebr. and Ark.
Diseases and Insects - anthracnose, leaf scorch, cankers, leaf spots, powdery mildew,rust, wilt, decay, shoe-string root rot, galls, scales, saddleback caterpillar, oak skeletonizer, bores, miners, mites
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Oak.
- Other plants of the family Fagaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Quercus.
- Other plants of the species Quercus imbricaria.