Red Oak
Red Oak
Red Oak
Red Oak
Red Oak
Red Oak
Red Oak

Red Oak

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Quercus rubra

The Red Oak is often the dominant tree species in a forest community. They are known for their strength, fast growing nature and brilliant fall color.

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Growth Rate Faster growing
Mature Size 60-90 ft tall, 1-2 ½ ft trunk diameter
Soil Adaptable to variety of soils such as loamy, clay, sandy and rocky; Grows best in well-drained
Light Full sun with some shade tolerance
Leaves Oblong 4-9 inches long; simple and alternating with 7-11 lobes that are bristle tipped. Dull green, light green underside turning brown and dark red in fall
Flower & Fruit Monoecious (flowers of same sex on tree); Acorns have broad shallow cup
Deer Browse Risk Medium
Benefits An important source of food for wildlife. A variety of birds depend upon Red Oak acorns, the wild turkey in particular. The Northern Red Oak is the most important lumber species in the Red Oak Group, commonly used as flooring, cabinets, furniture and mine timbers.