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White Oak (Quercus alba)

Scientific Name: Quercus muehlenbergii
Available Size: 3-4′

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Description

Type: Deciduous tree

Family: Fagaceae

Height: 50-80 feet

Spread: 50-80 feet

Native Range: Eastern US, statewide in Missouri

Ideal Site Requirements:

Soil: rich moist acidic well drained loams

Water: dry to medium

Sunlight needs: full  sun

Tolerates: drought, clay soil, dry soil, shallow-rocky soil

Landscape use: shade tree, street tree, 

Brief Description: Large and slow growing tree with wide spreading rounded crown at maturity. Variable fall color and light ash-gray bark.

Wildlife Benefits: Acorns are an important 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: Very large tree that needs a large space to grow in but adapts to a wide range of soil conditions.

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