Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

White Oak

Latin Name: Quercus alba

Flower Description:

It is a long-lived oak, one of the preeminent hardwoods native to eastern and central North America. Specimens have been documented to be over 450 years old.

FamilyBeech
Season Bloom
HabitatPrefers full sun, but has a moderate tolerance to partial shade. Can adapt to a variety of soil textures, but prefers deep, moist, well-drained soils, slow growing.
Cycle
Height80-100'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are 4" to 8" long. Great fall color, with leaves turning showy shades of red or burgundy.
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