Quercus phellos 'QPSTA' PP13,677

Hightower® Willow Oak

Hightower® was selected because of its uniform branching and dark green foliage. Willow Oak is considered by many to be the best street tree due to its fine texture, excellent upright-oval form, and proven adaptability and durability.

Category: Large shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 6 to 9
Foliage: Dark green
Fall Color: Yellowish
Fruit: Acorns; wildlife food
Bark: Shallowly ridged and furrowed, medium gray and tan-brown
Texture: Medium to fine; the finest texture of all the oaks
Shape: Shallowly ridged and furrowed, medium gray and tan-brown
Mature Size: 55' tall by 55' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Extremely tough & urban tolerant; thrives in heat; tolerant of the extremes of drought and compacted soils to actually enjoying periodic flooding or water-logged conditions
Native Habitat: Native to Eastern and Southern US