Quercus rubra

Northern Red Oak

  • Long-lived and faster growth than other oaks
  • New foliage begins reddish and matures to shiny green
  • Food and cover for wildlife
  • Height: 50-60 Feet
  • Spread: 40-45 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Size Avail Future Price Qty
12in 6900 0 Sign In for Ordering
S3-20 RPM 69 0 Sign In for Ordering
S3-3 RPM 362 762 Sign In for Ordering
S3-3CG RPM 2041 1143 Sign In for Ordering
S3-5 RPM 279 0 Sign In for Ordering
S3-7 RPM 77 0 Sign In for Ordering

Interesting Notes:

Named 'Iowa Tree of the Year' in 1999.

Nursery production techniques in fertilization and root pruning have made the oak easier to transplant and given it faster growth and acorn production rates.

Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Midwest Native
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Grow Native!
Northern Red Oak Quercus rubra from Forrest Keeling