Quercus-Oak


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Image Common Name Botanical Name Description  
Sawtooth Oak Quercus acutissima Zones 5-9 Ht. 50' Good fast growing shade tree. Grows in full sun, in well-drained clay soil. Acorns good for wildlife.
Gobblers Sawtooth Oak Quercus acutissima 'Gobbler' Zones 5-9 Ht. 40' Good shade tree that produces a smaller acorn. Good for turkey and deer. Grows in full sun, in well-drained soil.
White Oak Quercus alba Zones 3-9 Ht. 70'  A timber tree, used for lumber in making flooring and furniture. Grows in well-drained soil, in full sun. Fall colors of crimson- brown. Acorns good food for wildlife.
Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor Zones 4-8 Ht. 50-60' Grows in wet woods and in bottomland. Fall color yellow to purple. The acrons are good food for deer, turkeys, and ducks.
Red Oak Quercus rubra Zones 3-8 Ht. 70-90' A good timber tree for making flooring and furniture. Good food for wildlife. Red fall color. Grows in well-drained soil.
Scarlet Oak Quercus coccinea Zones 4-9 Ht. 70' Pyramidal form. Grows in full sun, in dry acidic soil. Good food for wildlife. Fall color scarlet red.
Southern Red Oak Quercus falcata Zones 6-8 Ht. 50-90' Native to U.S. Good street and lumber tree. Seed every 3-4 years. Good for wildlife.
Overcup Oak Quercus lyrata Zone 3 Ht. 40' A good shade tree that grows in bottomland in poorly drained soil. Drought and cold tolerant. Acorns are good wildlife food.
Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa Zones 3-9 Ht. 40' A good shade tree that has cork bark. Drought and disease resistant. Acorns good for wildlife food.  
Swamp Chestnut Oak Quercus michauxii nutt. Zones 6-10 Ht. 70-80' Grows in moist well-drained loam soil. A good shade tree that produces acorns every 3-5 years. Good food for hogs, turkey, deer, and black bear.
Chinkapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii Zones 4-7 Ht. 40-50' Medium growth rate tree. Grows in full sun, in well-drained soil. Acorns are sweet and good boiled or roasted. Good wildlife food.
Nuttall Oak Quercus nuttalli Zones 5-9 Ht. 40-60' A fast growing tree. Grows in bottomland and in woods. Used on highway medians, streets, and parking lot islands.
Cherrybark Oak, Swamp Spanish Oak Quercus pagodifolia Zones 5-9 HT. 60-80' A fast growing shade tree, seeds in 25 Years. A good timber tree that grows in well-drianed soil. PH high in acid. Acorns good for wildlife.
PIn Oak Quercus palustris Zones 5-9 Ht. 70' Dense pyramidal form. A fast growing tree that grows in full sun, in a widely adaptable soil. Fall color is copper and red. Used to make shingles and clap boards. Acorns good wildlife food.
Willow Oak Quercus phellos Zones 5-9 Ht. 100' Good shade tree for streets and lawns. Tolerant to drought and heat, air pollution, and standing water. Acorns are good for ducks, deer, and most wildlife.
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