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Northern Red Oak

Botanical Name: Quercus Rubra
Hardiness Zones: 3-8
Mature Height: 60-75'
Growth Rate: Fast
Seed Source: Michigan Lower Peninsula

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50mm Jiffy Plug

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ONRAG501Y031 Y3 – 6″

3.372.742.411.951.791.73
ONRAG501Y061 Y6 – 9″

3.562.902.542.061.891.82
ONRAG501Y091 Y9 – 12″

3.913.172.782.252.071.99
ONRAG501Y121 Y12 – 15″

3.773.062.682.171.991.92
ONRAG501Y151 Y15 – 18″

4.133.352.932.382.182.10
ONRAG501Y181 Y18 – 24″

4.073.302.892.342.152.07
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ONRPL1Y122 Y12 – 15″

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Notes
The Northern Red Oak is favored by many as it is easier to transplant compared to other Oak species.

Uses
This tree is commonly used for lumber and landscaping.

Wildlife Value
Northern Red Oak trees offer acorns that provide food for birds (like jays and woodpeckers), squirrels, whitetail deer, and other animals.

History & Lore
It is believed that England was the first to receive a transplanted Northern Red Oak. This occured in the late 17th century.

Hardiness Zones
3-8

Tree Type
Decidious

Tree Subtype
Oak

Mature Height
60-75'

Mature Spread
45'

Growth Rate
Fast

Seed Source
Michigan Lower Peninsula

Sun Preference
Full sun

Soil PH Range
5.5-7.5

Soil Preference
Acidic, loamy, moist, well drained, sandy, clay soil

Tolerant
Pollution, compact soil

Intolerant
Some shade

Diseases
Root rot, anthracnose, wilt

Pests
Bacterial leaf scrotch, scale, borers

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Least Care