15 Burr Oak

Portrait of Burr Oak covered with late summer, green leaves.Facts About Burr Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Native to: Eastern United States
Crown: Broadly pyramidal, spreading, rugged looking.
Height: 60 - 75 feet
Width: 30 - 50 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Characteristics: Dark green fiddle-shaped leaves are whitish underneath. This tree has large acorns and dark gray bark that develops deep ridges and furrows. It is tolerant of adverse conditions.

Negative Features: Some consider the acorn fruit a nuisance.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Burr Oak is good for planting where room allows. It is a large tree suitable for boulevards and large open spaces.

Engraved stone sign for Burr Oak, Quercus Macrocarpa.
Cluster of lush green, rounded edge Burr Oak leaves.
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.