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Quercus rubra (fall Colour)

Quercus rubra (fall Colour)

More About Quercus rubra

  • Rounded, broad, spreading, often irregular crown
  • Dark green leaves have sharply pointed lobes
  • Insignificant flowers (catkins) are followed by acorns
  • Foliage turns a red-brown in the fall

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

16-22 m

Spread:

15-20 m

Red Oak Growing and Maintenance Tips

A slow-growing, large, specimen, shade tree at maturity, it needs a large space in which to grow. Acorns are a favourite food of wildlife.    

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Quercus rubra Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed
Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Red

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Quercus rubra

Quercus coccinea

Quercus coccinea

Scarlet Oak