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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Large Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Seed
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Border Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Quercus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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BLACK OAK

Quercus velutina

Buy Black Oak online. Black Oak is a large tree with a spreading crown, reaching a height of 70 to 80 feet. The leaves are covered with fine hairs and the inner bark is yellowish-orange. The acorn is ¾ inches long, with a hairy cap and is a favorite of birds, deer and other wildlife.

Mature Height:

70-80 Feet

Mature Spread:

50-60 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Fagaceae · Common Name: Oak

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 9708

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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$45.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7421

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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$100.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 7698

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
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$200.00

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Customer Testimonials

I just wanted to say that out of all the plants I have ordered online, yours are clearly the most beautiful and healthy-looking. The care you took while selecting the plants and packaging them is greatly appreciated!


Brian
Mayfield, KY
June 2018

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