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Bur Oak

Botanical Name
Quercus macrocarpa
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
8
Height
70 to 80 feet
Width
70 to 80 feet
Flowers
Brown catkins, not ornamentally important
Fruit
Acorn, fringed cap covering nut
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Difficult to transplant
  • Urban and salt tolerant
Problems
Galls, anthracnose, 2-line chestnut borer

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