Type: Deciduous tree
Height: 50-80 feet
Spread: 40-65 feet
Native Range: Southern-central US, southeastern Missouri
Ideal Site Requirements:
Soil: rich, moist, acidic loam
Sunlight needs: Full sun
Tolerates: clay soil, wet soil
Landscape use: Shade tree, rain garden
Brief Description: Wide, spreading rounded crown, dark green leaves similar in shape to pin oak, variable fall color but can be a very nice red.
Wildlife Benefits: Acorns are food source for wildlife
Possible Problems: Potential diseases include oak wilt, anthracnose and oak leaf blister. Potential insects include scale, oak skeletonizer, leaf miner and lace bug.
Stand out Features: Can have excellent fall color, a good substitute for Pin Oak in St. Louis area soils.
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