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Quercus stellata /Post Oak

Quercus stellata  / Quercus stellata
Specimen tree
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Specimen tree

Summer foliage

Catkins (male flowers) on almost every branch

Close-up of the pollen bearing catkins

Much pollen produced by a single oak tree

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Scientific Name: Quercus stellata
Common Name: Post Oak
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories:
Comments: A highly variable tree in size and form of the white oak group that is characterized by stout, gnarled branches. It has a heavy, dense canopy of coarse-textured foliage. Will grow in dry landscapes and produces acorns for wildlife food.