Best planted in large yard or a park.
This tall, majestic tree is suitable as a shade tree, will draw and feed wildlife and is faster growing than most other oaks.
- Slow-growing, long-lived impressive tree
- Broad spreading, rounded crown
- Grows in a wide range of conditions
- Excellent, stately shade tree
Height: 70-80 Feet
Spread: 70-80 Feet
Zone: 3 - 8
Color: Green, Yellow
Interesting Notes about Bur Oak:
Bur Oak is named appropriately because the acorn has fringe on the cup that resembles a burr. This acorn is also the largest of all acorns and surprisely the tree does not bear acorns for at least 20 years and sometimes much longer. This is an easy-to-grow tree perfect for a very large yard.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Low Maintenance
- Great Foliage
- Attractive fruit
- Drought Tolerant
- Full Sun
- Attracts Songbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water