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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Large Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
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
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
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.

Interesting Notes

Northern Red Oak is a majestic giant in the landscape. .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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NORTHERN RED OAK

Quercus rubra

Buy Northern Red Oak online. One of the faster growing oaks. A pyramidal young tree that develops into a broad, spreading rounded crown. Leaves are pinkish to reddish when unfolding, lustrous dark green in summer changing to beautiful dark red or orange in fall. Great specimen tree for lawn or park.

Mature Height:

60-75 Feet

Mature Spread:

50-75 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.

Purchase NORTHERN RED OAK Online

2 gallon Potted

SKU: 1152

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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$75.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 13085

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

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3543

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(717 units available now - G)

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$130.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 9945

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(57 units available now - G)

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$200.00

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10 gallon Potted

SKU: 11148

(9.5 gallons / 35 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
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$250.00

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15 gallon Potted

SKU: 11964

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

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25 gallon Potted

SKU: 11063

(27.6 gallons / 104 liters)
(8-10 ft tall)
(2 units available now - G)

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$350.00

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Customer Testimonials

Very satisfied with customer service, assistance on my warranty return, replacement tree, and advice/suggestions on care of the tree.


Kevin
Fort Worth, TX
November 2016

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