Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Environment: This plant tolerates drought, flooding and salt well. This plant will grow in very dry to wet or submerged soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features:

  • Pest tolerant - Inconspicuous blooms - Attractive fruit - Fruit can be a litter problem - Fruit attracts animals - Ozone tolerant Special Notes This plant has aggressive roots.

 

USDA Hardiness Zone :  3a - 8a
Exposure :  Full sun
Mature Height :  50 - 75 feet
Mature Spread :  50 - 80 feet
Flower :  Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
Fruit :  Brown
Foliage :  Green
Fall Color :  Attractive fall colors
Form/Shape :  Spreading
Growth Rate :  Medium growth rate
Persistence :  Deciduous Tree
Family Name :  Fagaceae (Beech)

Plant Care

Sizes

15 Gallon :  Presently Unavailable
24" Box :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 2 - 2.25"
    Height  : 10 - 12'
    Spread : 4 - 5'

36" Box :  Presently Unavailable
48" Box :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 6.25 - 9"
    Height  : 19 - 23'
    Spread : 14 - 17'

60" Box :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 7 - 8.5"
    Height  : 21 - 23'
    Spread : 14 - 16'

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