Quercus alba Sold Out For Spring 2020

White Oak

Category: Deciduous, Shade Tree | Size: Large | Hardiness Zones: 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 | Fall Color: Red | Growth Rate: Medium | Adaptability: Salt Spray Tolerant, Urban Tolerant
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The favorite oak tree of many, white oak is pleasing in all seasons. One of the better oaks for fall color, many produce attractive red hues. Summer leaves are dark green with distinctive rounded lobes. Even the bark is better than the average oak, maturing into a very lightly colored, semi shaggy plates. Quercus alba is large growing and should be used with adequate root zone to enable full development. It is not the best choice for challenging sites.

Category: Large shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 3 to 8
Foliage: Dark green, blue-green
Fall Color: Red
Flower: Hanging strands of yellow green catkins
Fruit: Acorns; wildlife food
Bark: Lightly colored, eventually semi shaggy
Winter Interest: Light bark, majestic outline
Texture: Medium
Shape: In the open, very broad rounded
Mature Size: 70' tall x 70' wide
Growth Rate: Medium, not the fastest oak
Adaptability: Obviously resilient and long-lived, but not tolerant of extremes in wet or dry. Prefers acid or circumneutral.
Native Habitat: Native to most of the eastern half of US