Native Disease Resistant & Dense Shade
Latin Name: Quercus Macrocarpa
Bur Oak are one of the most characteristic trees with gnarly trunks and gall branches. With extra bark in various places, the Bur Oak is an especially an interesting tree in the wintertime. Both native and drought tolerant, this is a long live tree. If you are looking for something that isn’t fast growing but long living, this is a perfect tree for you. Resistant to diseases and beautiful all seasons long, this is a perfect addition to the plant variety in your yard. Oak leaves hold on until late in the season which is a benefit if you’d like prolonged shade coverage.
We loving choosing the Bur Oak tree for our clients because it is strong and unique. Living 200-300 years long, your patience will pay off for this slow growing tree, because of its dense shade and volumous shade.
Hardiness Zone: Bur Oak grows in Hardiness Zones 3-9
Plant Type: Bur Oak is a flowering plant and color changing leaves, growing to a height of 70–80′ and a spread of around 80′ at maturity.
Sun Preference: Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree – at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
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