Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Rapid growth rate, Pyramidal when young, rounded, oval-rounded when matureMature Height - 60-80'Mature Width - 40-50'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Pendulous yellow-green catkins. Blooms in MayFruit - Acorn striated with black and brown linesLeaf - Alternate, 7 (or 9) lobes, dark greenFall Color - Orange to redBark - Gray brown, older stems have onion like sheathOther Features - Possible Use - For large area, specimen, buffer stripSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted for an Oak, drought tolerant, urban tolerant. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun, pH adaptable. Zone 5Native Habitat - Eastern and central USADiseases and Insects - Oak wilt will kill tree, mites, root rot, scale, borers, brown felt fungusStrength - Long lived and desirableWeakness - Fruit and flowers messyPlants 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 shumardii.