Burr Oak

Latin Name: Quercus macrocarpa

Description: One of the hardiest, it is a large, broadly oval, impressive native oak with unusual branching characteristics and corky twigs. It grows well in a wide range of soils and tolerates air pollution. The foliage is dark green above and covered with soft, greyish-green hairs on the underside. A Xeriscape plant.

Zone: 3
Height: 18 m
Spread: 13 m
Shape: Upright, spreading
Sun or Shade: SUN
Foliage: Dark green
Fruit: Acorn
Fall Colour: Red
Flower Colour: Yellowish-green catkin

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