Quercus macrocarpa/Bur Oak

Quercus macrocarpa / Quercus macrocarpa
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Scientific Name: Quercus macrocarpa
Common Name: Bur Oak
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: over 50 feet
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:
Comments: A very large tree reaching a height and spread of 70 to 90 feet with an impressive crown, massive trunk, and stout branches. Very large acorns are almost completely covered with a furry, bur-like cap. Tolerant of urban conditions and drought. Use as a shade and specimen tree in home grounds and in large public areas.