Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium, 1-2' per year Pyramidal in youth, dense oblong-oval to rounded crown at maturityMature Height - 40-60'; (90-100' in ideal situations)Mature Width - 30-40'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Pendulous yellow-brown catkinsFruit - Acorn, solitary or paired, thin saucer like capLeaf - Alternate, simple, lance shaped, tipped with a bristle, medium to dark greenFall Color - Yellow, bronze-orange, yellow-brown, russet redBark - On old trunks, lightly ridged and furrowed, gray-brownOther Features - Known to withstand -25 degrees FPossible Use - Street tree, commercial establishments, golf courses, parksSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplants better than most Quercus species because of more fibrous root system, should be moved during winter. Prefers moist, well drained soil but can adapt to nearly impossible habitats. Zone 5-9.Native Habitat - Bottomlands, floodplains and adjacent slopes, NY to FA, west to MO, OK, TX. Intro 1723Diseases and Insects - None seriousStrength - Best oak for overall texture and form, splendid street treeWeakness -Plants of this taxon:
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 phellos.