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Name

Bur Oak

Scientific Name

Quercus macrocarpa

Wildlife Value

Excellent

Average Height

65’

Origin

Native

Shade Tolerance

Intolerant

Drought Tolerance

Very tolerant

Growth Rate

Slow

Fruit

Acorn

Special Characteristics

Fire-resistant tree

Seedling Size

6”-12”

 

General Description:

 

Bur Oaks maturity age range from 200-300+ years with very deep taproots. The crown space ranges from 40 to 80 feet.

 

Pests:

Oak lacebug: red-humped oakworm; variable oak leaf caterpillar; twig pruner; two-lined chestnut borer; fall cankerworm, possible oak wilt fungus.

 

Uses:

Sawlogs, veneer; bolts (cooperage-barrels)

Bur Oak (bundle of 25)

$41.00Price
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