Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Red Oak

Latin Name: Quercus rubra

Flower Description:

Also known as Champion Oak. It grows rapidly and is tolerant of many soils.

FamilyBeech
Season Bloom
HabitatPrefers slightly acidic soil but is drought tolerant and can grow in loamy, moist, sandy, well drained and clay soils.
Cycle
Height50-75'
Leaf DescriptionBristle-tipped leaves turn red in autumn. The brown acorn is round, almost 1" long, with a flat, thick, saucer like cap and grows singularly or in pairs.
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