Red Oak



Latin Name: Quercus rubra

Description: A relatively rapid growing, native tree that withstands city pollution and is well adapted to street and lawn plantings. Dark green lobed leaves turn a vibrant dark red in the autumn. Its growth habit is broadly pyramidal when young, and more rounded as it ages. Some leaves will remain into the winter months.

Zone: 4
Height: 16 m
Spread: 15 m
Shape: Rounded
Sun or Shade: SUN
Foliage: Dark green
Fruit: Acorn
Fall Colour: Red
Flower Colour: Yellowish-green catkins

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