• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

White Oak

Botanical Name
Quercus alba
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
Up to 100 feet
Width
50 to 80 feet
Flowers
May: yellow-green pendulous catkins - male, inconspicuous spikes - female
Fruit
Acorn, cap is 1/4 length of nut and bumpy
Fall Color
Brown to red, varies with season
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Prune in winter
  • Does not tolerate compacted soils and construction
  • Difficult to transplant
Problems
Chlorosis in alkaline soils, galls, anthracnose, 2-line chestnut borer, wilt

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


Oct. 7, 2020
Fall Care for Your Landscape &
the Pollinators
 
Online

Oct. 14, 2020
Creating a Low Maintenance, 
Ecofriendly Landscape
 
Online

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Corona Tools' ClassicCut branch & stem pruner, hedge shears & bypass lopper!!

ENTER NOW