Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

  • Stately oak with largest acorns
  • Slow-growing but long lived
  • Food and cover for wildlife
  • Height: 50-60 Feet
  • Spread: 50-60 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Attributes
Midwest Native
Specimen
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Habit
Deciduous
Program
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Grow Native!
Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa from Forrest Keeling
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