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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright 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*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
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.

Interesting Notes

Bur Oak is a true giant in the tree world. Large acorns are a good source of wildlife food. Photos Courtesy of OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Sooner Plant Farm. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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BUR OAK

Quercus macrocarpa

Buy Bur Oak online. A very impressive and inspiring, large, deciduous tree. Pyramidal to oval with massive, pillar like trunk and long twisted branches. Adaptable to most soils and city conditions. Leaf color is a beautiful dark green in summer changing to yellow or yellow-green in fall.

Mature Height:

70-80 Feet

Mature Spread:

70-80 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 1136

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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$100.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3537

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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$130.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 9805

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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$130.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 3837

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

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15 gallon Potted

SKU: 7130

(12.7 gallons / 48 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
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$300.00

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25 gallon Potted

SKU: 7145

(27.6 gallons / 104 liters)
(8-10 ft tall)
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$350.00

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