Burr Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

$109.00$480.00 + GST

The hardiest oak tree. A wide-spreading majestic shade tree with a unique structure and gnarly branching. Best suited for larger landscapes. Dark green foliage throughout the season. Lobed leaves turn to an orange colour in fall. Acorns and cork-like, furrowed black bark add an interesting aspect to the landscape. A dense tree with an upright oval form.

TYPE Deciduous Tree SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 45 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 30 ft FLOWER No Flower
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Quercus macrocarpa
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Size:

Large size tree

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a medium canopy

Fall Colour:

Orange fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts squirrels

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

Has a long life span; Has a tap root

Disease/Problems:

Messy

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Usually looks best without any pruning, but will tolerate pruning

Additional information

Pot/ Wire Basket Size

#5 Pot, #15 Pot, 50mm, 55mm, 60mm

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