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

Red Oak

Regular price $7.00

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.

Fall Sale 2020, all orders will be shipped directly to customer with a 30% shipping charge due to covid-19 concerns

The information below ONLY APPLIES to Spring Sales

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 10 & 11 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St., Sandusky, MI
  • April 17 & 18 at the Goodells County Park- Exhibit Barns.
    • Goodells, MI (Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park)
  • April 21 & 22 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St., Armada, MI
  • April 24 & 25 at Sterling Heights Dodge Park
    • Farmer's Market Pavilion, 40629 Utica Rd Sterling Heights, MI 48313

    Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.