Quercus macrocarpa

Burr Oak

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Tree

Height:

15 m (50 ft)

Spread:

12 m (40 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

Yellow-Green

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained, Adaptable, Clay, Loam

Notes:

Prairie-hardy Oak, slow-growing, acorns in Fall, 1.5-3 cm, caps fringed with burrs, leaves have yellow Fall color, drought tolerant.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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