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
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
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.
Quercus rubra Characteristics
Native to Ontario
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)