White Oak
White Oak
White Oak
White Oak

White Oak

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$9.00
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White oaks are a large tree usually growing in forests with other oaks, but can also be found on edges of lakes, ponds and streams. Leaves will often stay on the branches of younger trees in the winter.

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Growth Rate Slow to moderate
Mature Size 90-100 ft tall, 4 ft trunk diameter
Soil Acidic, moist, well-drained; Drought tolerant
Light Full sun
Leaves 4-9 inches long, 5-9 lobes; bright green on top and whitish underneath; Red/brown in fall
Flower & Fruit Male flowers green, female flowers reddish appearing as single spikes with leaves; Acorns oval over 1 inch long with warty cap which takes up a quarter of the body
Deer Browse Risk Low
Benefits Beneficial for many wildlife. Provides cover for many birds and small mammals, even in winter, since its leaves often stay on. Acorns are source of food. The leaves and twigs are used as nest materials. Wood is used for lumber for furniture, paneling, flooring, railroad ties, fence posts and firewood. Used in yards and parks as a shade tree.