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Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
6 – 9
Height:
70 – 80
Spread:
3/4 height
Habit:
Rounded outline at maturity
Light:
Best in full sun
Soil:
Characteristic soil is dry and poor, but develops best on loamy ridges
Flowers:
inconspicuous, hanging catkins
Fruit:
acorn 1/2 long
Landscape use:
Nice shade tree for use in large areas; similar uses to white oak
History:
Native range is Virginia to Florida, west to southern Illinois and Arkansas; introduced in 1763
Pests\Problems:
None
Significant Features:
Leaves are dark green above and yellowish-brown beneath