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Type: Deciduous tree
Spread: 30-30 feet
Native Range: Southeastern US, nearly statewide in Missouri
Ideal Site Requirements:
Soil: average, acidic, well-drained
Water: dry to mediuim
Sunlight needs: full sun
Tolerates: drought, dry soil, air pollution
Landscape use: shade tree, street tree, rain garden
Brief Description: Red oak group, broad open crown when mature, moderately fast growing, tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.
Wildlife Benefits: Acorns are a source of food for wildlife.
Possible Problems: Generally a durable and long-lived tree, but is susceptible to a large number of potential diseases and insect pests, including anthracnose, canker, leaf spot, rust, blight, galls, caterpillars, borers, leaf miners, oak lace bug and oak mite. Chlorosis (yellowing of the leaves while the veins remain green) often occurs when soils are not properly acidic. Can be difficult to transplant and establish.
Stand out Features: Grows well in a variety of conditions and can have respectable fall color.
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