|60-90 ft tall, 1-2 ½ ft trunk diameter
|Adaptable to variety of soils such as loamy, clay, sandy and rocky; Grows best in well-drained
|Full sun with some shade tolerance
|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
|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.