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White Oak

Botanical Name: Quercus Alba
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Mature Height: 50-80'
Growth Rate: Medium
Seed Source: Michigan Lower Peninsula

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Notes
The White Oak is well favored for its strong branches that can live for centuries long. Its leaves also produce wonderful fall colors such as red and burgundy.

Uses
This tree often acts as shade trees in large lawns and street trees.

Wildlife Value
White Oak produce acorns – one of the best food sources for several wildlife animals. Those that enjoy its acorns include birds, deer, and rodents. The leaves are also eaten by birds.

History & Lore
The White Oak tree has its routes in American history as it was used to build the USS Constitution along with other Oak trees. In World War II, it was later used by minesweepers and patrol boats.

Hardiness Zones
3-9

Tree Type
Decidious

Tree Subtype
Oak

Mature Height
50-80'

Mature Spread
80'

Growth Rate
Medium

Seed Source
Michigan Lower Peninsula

Sun Preference
Full sun, part shade

Soil PH Range
5.5-8.0

Soil Preference
Acidic, moist, well drained soil

Tolerant
Moderate drought

Intolerant
Alkaline, shallow, and certain urban soil

Diseases
Oak wilt, anthracnose, oak leaf blister

Pests
Gypsy moth, borer, aphids

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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